Anconeus

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anconeus (Anat) A muscle of the elbow and forearm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anconeus A name once given to any of the muscles attached to the ancon or olecranon: now usually restricted to a small muscle arising from the back part of the external condyle of the humerus, and inserted into the side of the olecranon and upper fourth of the posterior surface of the ulna.
    • n anconeus Same as anconeus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. L. ancon, elbow

Usage

In literature:

The anconeus, similarly triangular, is broader externally.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
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