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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrist

In human anatomy, the wrist is variously defined as 1) the carpus or carpal bones , the complex ... The carpal bones on the ulnar side only make intermittent contact with the proximal side ... When contracted, most of the tendons of these muscles are prevented from standing up like taut bowstrings around the wrist by passing ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpal_bones

The carpal bones are the eight small bones that make up the wrist (or carpus) that connects the .... Because many tetrapods have less than five digits on the forelimb, even greater degrees of fusion are common, and a huge array of different ...

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The bones of the hand and wrist provide the body with support and flexibility to manipulate objects in many different ways. Each hand contains 27 distinct bones  ...

www.dummies.com/education/science/anatomy/bones-of-the-wrist-and-hand

Think about all the different movements your wrists, hands, and fingers can make, and you can probably understand why they need so many bones: Many bones ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/1899456-overview

Jun 11, 2013 ... The wrist is a complex joint that bridges the hand to the forearm. It is actually a collection of multiple bones and joints.

teachmeanatomy.info/upper-limb/joints/wrist-joint

Sep 1, 2017 ... It passes from the radius to both rows of carpal bones. It contributes to the stability of the wrist, but also ensures that the hand follows the ...

www.reference.com/science/many-bones-wrist-43bab10bbeba743e

Full Answer. The trapezoid, trapezium, capitate, hamate, scaphoid, lunate, pisiform, and triquertrum are the eight carpal bones that make up the carpus, which ...

www.healthpages.org/anatomy-function/anatomy-hand-wrist

May 20, 2017 ... The hand has 19 bones: 5 elongated metacarpal bones, which are next to the wrist and make up the palm; 14 phalanges which make up the ...

www.houstonmethodist.org/orthopedics/where-does-it-hurt/wrist/wrist-anatomy

The wrist is actually a collection of many bones and joints. These bones and ... help you understand. what parts make up the wrist; how those parts work together ...