radiocarpal joint


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Noun1.radiocarpal joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bonesradiocarpal joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
carpal tunnel - a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
articulatio plana, gliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions
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Radial shortening and intra-articular step-off were positively correlated with degenerative changes in the radiocarpal joint.
At the wrist, RA leads to soft-tissue swelling around the radiocarpal joint and may result in prominence of the ulna styloid and the dinner-fork deformity (due to volar subluxation of the carpus in relation to the radius).