distal radioulnar joint

noun

Medical Definition of distal radioulnar joint

: a pivot joint between the lower end of the ulna and the ulnar notch on the lower end of the radius that permits rotation of the distal end of the radius around the longitudinal axis of the ulna

called also inferior radioulnar joint

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“Distal radioulnar joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/distal%20radioulnar%20joint. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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