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Elbow joint is a ____

Hinge synovial joint...located 2-3 cm inferiorly from humeral epicondyles

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Hemero-ulnar articulation

The spool-shaped trochlea of the humerus articulates with the trochlear notch of the ulna

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Humeroradial articulation

spheroidal capitulum of humerus With the slightly concave superior aspect of the head of radius

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Bursa

Fluid-filled sac that allows the tendon to move over bone

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Nursemaids elbow

Force causes head of radius to slip out of annular ligament

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What form the walls of the trochlear notch?

The olecranon and coronoid process