Definition of Cubital

Cubital: 1. Pertaining to the elbow.
2. Pertaining to the forearm and hand.
3. Pertaining to the ulna.
From the Latin cubitum meaning elbow or cubit. The cubit was a unit of length based on the length of the forearm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger.


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