anconeus

noun
an·​co·​ne·​us | \ aŋ-ˈkō-nē-əs How to pronounce anconeus (audio) \
plural anconei\ -​nē-​ˌī How to pronounce anconei (audio) \

Medical Definition of anconeus

: a small triangular extensor muscle that is superficially situated behind and below the elbow and that extends the forearm

called also anconeus muscle

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“Anconeus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anconeus. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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