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Dictionary » C » Chelidon

Chelidon

Definition

noun

(anatomy) The depression in front of the elbow or at the flexure of the arm.


Supplement

Word origin: NL., fr. Gr. chelidw`n, a swallow, because of fancied resemblance to the shape of a swallows tail.

Synonym: cubital fossa, fossa cubitalis, chelidon, triangle of elbow.


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