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 Is there a term for the inside of your elbow?
Billmanweh  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:46:58 AM EST
Or knee or that matter? Like the inside of a joint where the skin folds up?
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magreload  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:47:47 AM EST

Originally Posted By Billmanweh:
Or knee or that matter? Like the inside of a joint where the skin folds up?


shotar  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:48:08 AM EST
No, we looked into this about the knee. My son when he was small called it his " armpitleg "
LouisianaCarry  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:48:12 AM EST
sirbordsalot311  [Member]
8/22/2008 11:48:36 AM EST
I don't know about the inside but the outside skin on the elbow is called a weenis (sp?)
BenCO  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:50:52 AM EST
The antecubital.
Squigglez  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:51:53 AM EST
the tertiary elgina
ab_cartman  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:52:02 AM EST
ive always just used elbow-pit, and knee-pit.
82ndAbn  [Site Staff]
8/22/2008 11:52:04 AM EST
A common name like "crook of the arm" or the medical definition?
Billmanweh  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:52:18 AM EST
cause I have this rash thing on the inside of my elbows and I was trying to search online and see what I could find out
Billmanweh  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:52:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By 82ndAbn:
A common name like "crook of the arm" or the medical definition?


I was thinking more along the lines of a medical term so I would have something to search for
BenCO  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:55:17 AM EST

Originally Posted By Billmanweh:

Originally Posted By 82ndAbn:
A common name like "crook of the arm" or the medical definition?


I was thinking more along the lines of a medical term so I would have something to search for


Read above, i gave you the medical term already.
INI  [Member]
8/22/2008 11:57:00 AM EST

Originally Posted By Billmanweh:
cause I have this rash thing on the inside of my elbows and I was trying to search online and see what I could find out

I hope you pull through.
just in case, dibs on guns and ammunition
tweeter  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:57:26 AM EST
I usually just point and grunt.
sherrick13  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:57:37 AM EST
taint
_DR  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 11:59:33 AM EST

Originally Posted By BenCO:
The antecubital.


Yep, that's what we always called it when starting IVs and drawing blood.
Named after the blood vessel that is there, which is named after the latin term.


an·te·cu·bi·tal
In front of the elbow.

The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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antecubital
situated in front of the cubitus, or elbow

Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 3 ed. © 2007 Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved
StarOfTheWest  [Member]
8/22/2008 12:01:53 PM EST
Antecubital fossa.
It is the place where we were not supposed to start IVs in the field, so as to save the good places for the lab, later.
_DR  [Team Member]
8/22/2008 12:03:24 PM EST
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HardShell  [Life Member]
8/22/2008 12:11:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By BenCO:
The antecubital.


And the analog descriptor for behind the knee is popliteal -- as in popliteal fossa or popliteal artery.
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