Definition of Musculus anconeus

1. Noun. The muscle that extends the forearm and abducts the ulna in pronation of the wrist.

Exact synonyms: Anconeous Muscle
Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle
Group relationships: Forearm

Medical Definition of Musculus anconeus

1. Origin, back of lateral condyle of humerus; insertion, olecranon process and posterior surface of ulna; action, extends forearm and abducts ulna in pronation of wrist; nerve supply, radial. Synonym: musculus anconeus, anconeus. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Anconeus

musculus abductor digiti minimi manus
musculus abductor digiti minimi pedis
musculus abductor digiti quinti
musculus abductor hallucis
musculus abductor pollicis
musculus abductor pollicis brevis
musculus abductor pollicis longus
musculus adductor hallucis
musculus adductor minimus
musculus adductor pollicis
musculus anconeus (current term)
musculus antitragicus
musculus articularis
musculus articularis cubiti
musculus articularis genus
musculus aryepiglotticus
musculus arytenoideus obliquus
musculus arytenoideus transversus
musculus aryvocalis
musculus attollens aurem
musculus attrahens aurem
musculus auricularis anterior
musculus auricularis posterior
musculus auricularis superior
musculus azygos uvulae

Literary usage of Musculus anconeus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1893)
"WENZEL GRUBER, " Ueber den musculus anconeus V. des Menschen," in Memoires de 1'Acad. Imp. des Sciences de St. Petersbourg, T. XVI., No. 1 (1870). LIX. ..."

2. Archiv für Anatomie, Physiologie und wissenschaftliche Medicin (1834)
"Geschichtliches über den an den Nervus ulnaris angeschlossenen Ast des Nervus radialis zum musculus anconeus internus — J. Cruveilhier 1837. ..."

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