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Of the forearm or the elbow.‘the cubital vein’
- ‘The ulnar nerve passes medial to the olecranon process and behind the medial epicondyle in the cubital tunnel.’
- ‘We drew peripheral blood samples from the cubital vein immediately before the treatment and two hours after the treatment.’
- ‘Placement of the cuff for brachial pressure measurement was approximately 3 cm above the cubital fossa.’
- ‘The cubital fossa (anterior surface of the elbow) was palpated and the median cubital vein was readily located, facilitated by the Sailor repeatedly making a fist.’
- ‘We took blood from the radial artery and the median cubital vein.’
Of the cubitus.
- ‘The possibility of a close relationship with the Sciaridae is raised by the extreme cubital displacement towards the base of the wing in the New Jersey amber genus Archimelzira.’
- ‘Hence, the basal displacement of the cubital veins of Archimelzira is convergent with Sciaridae and basal Cecidomyiidae like Catotricha Edwards, 1938.’
Late Middle English: from Latin cubitalis, from cubitus cubit.
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