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Olecranon process

olecranon process --> olecranon

(Science: anatomy) The large process at the proximal end of the ulna which projects behind the articulation with the humerus and forms the bony prominence of the elbow.

Origin: NL, fr.Gr.; elbow _ the head.

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... Surgical exploration of the nodule was consistent with an infectious process, and tissue was sent for bacterial, fungal, and mycobacterial cultures, ... and, rarely, systemic infection.8 Soft tissue infections favor the olecranon bursa, sites of trauma, or surgical wounds exposed to soil or water ...

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