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Ulnar notch

Other Terms: Incisura ulnaris, Incisure ulnaire

Description

This is a smooth, concave notch formed on the distomedial surface. It is covered with articular cartilage serving as the articular receptacle for the head of the ulna. The articular disc for the inferior radio-ulnar joint attaches to a ridge at the distal edge of the notch.

Etymology

The term notch refers to an indentation in the margin of a bone. The Latin equivalent for this term is incisure.

Latin

Incisura ulnaris

French

Incisure ulnaire

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