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Noun: funny bone  fú-nee bown
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: crazy bone)
  1. A point on the elbow where the ulnar nerve passes near the surface; a sharp tingling sensation results when the nerve is knocked against the bone
    "the funny bone is not humerus";
    - crazy bone [N. Amer]

Derived forms: funny bones

Type of: cubital nerve, nervus ulnaris, ulnar nerve

Part of: articulatio cubiti, cubital joint, cubitus, elbow, elbow joint, human elbow

Encyclopedia: Funny bone