wrist joint

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Related to Carpal joints: carpal ligaments, Tarsal joints
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Noun1.wrist joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal boneswrist 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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The dorsal synovial outpouchings (DSO) of the radiocarpal and middle carpal joints are seen as virtual spaces without ecos.
For evaluating the recovery of muscle strength and joint motions of the forelimb in the rat models of cervical spinal cord hemisection, the difference in the ROM of the cubital and carpal joints of the forelimb between maximum extension and maximum flexion during the videotaped walking was calculated.
Long-term effects of the hereby diverted force transmission can be arthritic changes of the adjacent carpal joints [2,3], so that the younger the patient is, the more probable the need for revision surgery is.