What does ulna mean?

Definitions for ulnaˈʌl nə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ulna, elbow bone(noun)

    the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm


  1. ulna(Noun)

    The bone of the forearm that extends from the elbow to the wrist on the side opposite to the thumb, corresponding to the fibula of the hind limb. Also, the corresponding bone in the forelimb of any vertebrate.

  2. Origin: From ulna.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ulna(noun)

    the postaxial bone of the forearm, or branchium, corresponding to the fibula of the hind limb. See Radius

  2. Ulna(noun)

    an ell; also, a yard


  1. Ulna

    The ulna or elbow bone is one of the two long bones in the forearm, the other being the radius. It is prismatic in form and runs parallel to the radius, which is shorter and smaller. In anatomical position the ulna is located at the side of the forearm closest to the body, the side of the little finger.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ulna

    ul′na, n. the inner and larger of the two bones of the forearm:—pl. Ul′næ.—adv. Ul′nad, toward the ulna.—adj. Ul′nar.—n. Ulnā′re, an element of the primitive carpus situated on the ulnar side—represented in man by the cuneiform bone:—pl. Ulnā′ria. [L. ulna; Eng. ell.]

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Anagrams for ulna »

  1. Luna, luna, ulan, unal

  2. Luna


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ulna in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ulna in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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