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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrist

The radiocarpal joint or wrist joint is an ellipsoid joint formed by the radius and the articular disc proximally and the proximal row of carpal bones distally. The carpal bones on the ulnar side only make intermittent contact with the proximal side — the triquetrum only makes contact during ulnar abduction. The capsule, lax and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpal_bones

The carpal bones are the eight small bones that make up the wrist (or carpus) that connects the hand to the forearm. This term derives its meaning from the Latin carpus and the Greek καρπός (karpós), both meaning "wrist." In human anatomy, the main role of the wrist is to facilitate effective positioning of the hand and ...

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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 that give the hand an incredible range and precision of motion. The forearm's ulna and radius support the many muscles that manipulate the bones of the hand and ...

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

By David Terfera, Shereen Jegtvig. The human hand is an anatomical wonder. Each hand and wrist has 27 little bones. 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 mean more movement. If they had just a  ...

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.

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question38188.html

Aug 30, 2003 ... These bones provide a connection between the two bones of the forearm, ulna and radius, and the bones making up the hand. There are three different joints in the wrist all contributing to the movements possible here. Radiocarpal (wrist) joint between the lower end of the radius and the carpal bones on ...

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

A wrist anatomy guide can help identify the source of wrist pain. Learn about the wrist parts, from bones to muscles, with this guide from Houston Methodist.

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

Sep 1, 2017 ... The ulna is not part of the wrist joint – it articulates with the radius, just proximal to the wrist joint, at the distal radioulnar joint. It is prevented from articulating with the carpal bones by a fibrocartilaginous ligament, called the articular disk, which lies over the superior surface of the ulna. Together, the carpal ...

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

The trapezoid, trapezium, capitate, hamate, scaphoid, lunate, pisiform, and triquertrum are the eight carpal bones that make up the carpus, which connects the hand to the arm. These bones work with the muscles and tendons to raise the back of the hand, rotate the forearm, bend the palm downward and bend the wrist  ...