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1) funny bone. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...funny bone, highly sensitive area at the back of the elbow where the ulnar nerve passes close to the surface of the skin in a groove between end prominences of the...

2) Calgary. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bow and Elbow rivers. The largest city in Alberta and the fastest-growing major city in Canada, Calgary is a transportation and financial center for Canada's oil...

3) glove. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The earliest gloves, relics of the cave dwellers, closely resembled bags. Reaching to the elbow, they were most probably worn solely for protection and warmth. Although...

4) sports medicine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Treatment and prevention include exercise programs for increasing strength, flexibility, and endurance; physical therapy; fitness tests; advice concerning nutrition...

5) triceps. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One head originates on the shoulder blade and two on the upper-arm bone, or humerus. Uniting part of the way down the arm, the heads swell into the belly, or muscle...

6) arm. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Three long bones form the framework of the arm: the humerus of the upper arm, and the radius (outer bone) and ulna (inner bone) of the forearm. The radius and ulna...

7) repetitive stress injury. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Often seen in workers whose physical routine is unvaried, RSI has become epidemic since computers have entered the workplace in large numbers. Many RSIs develop when...

8) joint, in anatomy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Some joints are immovable, e.g., those that connect the bones of the skull, which are separated merely by short, tough fibers of cartilage. Movable joints are found...

9) martial arts. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Jujitsu teaches skills that enable one to overcome a bigger, stronger opponent. A popular style of jujitsu is aikido, which uses wrist, elbow, and shoulder twists...

10) biceps. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Originating in the shoulder area, the heads of the biceps merge partway down the arm to form a rounded mass of tissue linked by a tendon to the radius, the smaller...

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