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Ulnar tuberosity

Other Terms: Tuberosity, Ulnar tuberosity, Tubercle of ulna, Tuberositas ulnae, Tubérosité ulnaire

Description

This roughened area of bone sits distomedially at the base of the coronoid process. It is the attachment site for the brachialis muscle.

Etymology

Tuberosity comes from the Latin term tuber meaning a lump. The -osity ending denotes many or to be full of, therefore the term literally translates as having lots of lumps.

Latin

Tuberositas ulnae

French

Tubérosité ulnaire

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