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wrist-joint

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  • wrist joint — n the articulation at the wrist * * * articulatio radiocarpalis …   Medical dictionary

  • wrist joint — noun a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones • Syn: ↑wrist, ↑carpus, ↑radiocarpal joint, ↑articulatio radiocarpea • Derivationally related forms: ↑carpal (for: ↑carp …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint — /joynt/, n. 1. the place at which two things, or separate parts of one thing, are joined or united, either rigidly or in such a way as to permit motion; juncture. 2. a connection between pieces of wood, metal, or the like, often reinforced with… …   Universalium

  • Wrist — Infobox Anatomy Name = wrist joint Latin = articulatio radiocarpalis GraySubject = 86 GrayPage = 327 the first pic is SICK Lymph = | Caption = A human wrist. Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = MeshName = Wrist+joint… …   Wikipedia

  • Wrist — The proximal segment (the near part) of the hand consisting of the carpal bones and the associated soft parts. The eight carpal bones are arranged in two rows and articulate (come together to form a joint) proximally (on their near ends) with the …   Medical dictionary

  • wrist bone — noun any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates • Syn: ↑carpal bone, ↑carpal • Hypernyms: ↑bone, ↑os • Hyponyms: ↑scaphoid bone, ↑os scaphoideum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wrist — /rɪst / (say rist) noun 1. the part of the arm between the forearm and the hand; technically, the carpus. 2. the joint between the radius and the carpus (wrist joint). 3. that part of an article of clothing which fits round the wrist. 4.… …  

  • wrist — n. 1) the joint between the forearm and hand. It consists of the proximal bones of the carpus, which articulate with the radius and ulna. 2) the whole region of the wrist joint, including the carpus and lower parts of the radius and ulna …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • wrist disarticulation — amputation of the hand through the wrist joint …   Medical dictionary

  • Wrist — Wrist, n. [OE. wriste, wrist, AS. wrist; akin to OFries. wriust, LG. wrist, G. rist wrist, instep, Icel. rist instep, Dan. & Sw. vrist, and perhaps to E. writhe.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The joint, or the region of the joint, between the hand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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