The elbow is both a hinge and pivot joint that allows a person to
bend, extend, and rotate the arm. It connects the end of the upper arm bone
(distal humerus) to the bones of the forearm (radius and ulna) with ligaments,
tendons, and muscles. See a picture of the
The two bones of the forearm (radius and ulna) fit into the ends of
the upper arm bone like a hinge, forming the elbow joint. The upper arm bone
(distal humerus) flares out to form the medial and lateral epicondyles. Some of
the forearm muscles attach to the upper arm bone.
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