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Medical Definition of Cubital tunnel

Cubital tunnel: The opening between the two heads of a muscle through which the ulnar nerve passes at the elbow and enters the forearm. (The muscle is called the flexor carpi ulnaris.) Compression of the ulnar nerve in this passageway results in the cubital tunnel syndrome.

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