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cubital

[kyoo-bi-tl] /ˈkyu bɪ tl/
adjective
1.
Anatomy, Zoology. pertaining to, involving, or situated near the cubitus.
noun
2.
Ornithology Now Rare. a secondary feather.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425 for an earlier sense; late Middle English < Latin cubitālis. See cubit, -al1
Related forms
postcubital, adjective
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Examples for cubital
  • Hemoglobin will be quantified by a blood draw of a cubital vein.
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cubital

/ˈkjuːbɪtəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the forearm
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cubital in Medicine

cubital cu·bi·tal (kyōō'bĭ-tl)
adj.
Relating to the elbow or the ulna.

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