Olecranon fossa

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Bone: Olecranon fossa
Left humerus. Posterior view. (Olecranon fossa visible at bottom center.)
Latin fossa olecrani
Gray's subject #51 212
/ Elsevier

Above the back part of the trochlea of the humerus is a deep triangular depression, the olecranon fossa, in which the summit of the olecranon is received in extension of the forearm.

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