anconeus
SYN: a. muscle. [L.]

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an·co·ne·us aŋ-'kō-nē-əs n, pl -nei -nē-.ī a small triangular extensor muscle that is superficially situated behind and below the elbow and that extends the forearm called also anconeus muscle

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n.
a muscle behind the elbow that assists in extending the forearm.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Anconeus — An*co ne*us, n. [NL., fr. L. ancon elbow.] (Anat.) A muscle of the elbow and forearm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anconeus — Musculus anconeus Ursprung Humerus (Epicondylus lateralis) Ansatz Hinterfläche der Ulna …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • anconeus — an·co·ne·us …   English syllables

  • anconeus — n. a muscle behind the elbow that assists in extending the forearm …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • anconeus — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anconeus muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Anconeus muscle Latin = musculus anconeus GraySubject = 125 GrayPage = 454 Caption = Back of right upper extremity. (Anconeus labeled at bottom center.) Caption2 = Posterior surface of the forearm. Superficial muscles.… …   Wikipedia

  • anconeus muscle — musculus anconeus …   Medical dictionary

  • anconeus muscle lateral — caput laterale musculi tricipitis brachii …   Medical dictionary

  • anconeus muscle medial — caput mediale musculi tricipitis brachii …   Medical dictionary

  • anconeus muscle short — caput laterale musculi tricipitis brachii …   Medical dictionary

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