proximal radioulnar joint

proximal radioulnar joint
proximal radioulnar joint n a pivot joint between the upper end of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and its annular ligament that permits rotation of the proximal head of the radius called also superior radioulnar joint

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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