A bony projection on the distal epiphysis of the humerus that is the attachment site for the extensor muscles of the distal parts of the forelimb. In humans, this is known as the lateral epicondyle, but the position varies across tetrapods. [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/40 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15064415 http://palaeos.com/vertebrates/glossary/glossaryE.html PHENOSCAPE : ad ]

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contributor
  • https://github.com/cmungall
  • https://github.com/alex-dececchi
definition
  • A bony projection on the distal epiphysis of the humerus that is the attachment site for the extensor muscles of the distal parts of the forelimb. In humans, this is known as the lateral epicondyle, but the position varies across tetrapods.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c6/Gray420.png
external definition
  • Rounded projection at the distal head of the humerus (larger and more prominent than the lateral epicondyle) and lateral to the humeral head, which serves as a place of attachment for the mm extensor antebrachii et carpi radialis, extensor digitorum communis, and in part to the m extensor antebrachii et carpi ulnaris.[AAO]
has broad synonym
  • lateral epicondyle
  • ectepicondyle
has exact synonym
  • epicondylus lateralis (humerus)
has related synonym
  • dorsal epicondyle of the humerus
  • dorsal epicondyle of humerus
  • lateral epicondyle of humerus
  • e. lateralis humeri
  • epicondylus lateralis humeri
id
  • UBERON:0006807