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Bones and Cartilages

Metacarpal Bones

The Metacarpal bones are the bones present in the hands. Metacarpal bones are located in between the phalanges of the fingers and the carpal bones of the wrist and creates the intermediate part of the skeletal hand. The hand consist of five metacarpal bones which are conventionally

Humerus

The HumerusĀ is referred to as the bone of the arm and sometimes commonly referred to as the funny bone. It is the longest and also strongest bone of the upper limb. Many muscles which manipulate the arm, at the forearm, at the elbow and the shoulder are

Radius (Bone)

The RadiusĀ boneĀ is a long horizontal bone present in the forearm and is also called TheĀ Radial Bone. It is one of the two bones of the forearm, the other being the ulna. The radius bone is shorter than the ulna and is prism-shaped long bone. The radius bone

Ulna

The Ulna is the medial bone of forearm and is homologous to the lateral bone of leg– the fibula. The ulna is attached to by muscles in the arm and forearm to perform movements of wrist, hand and the arm. The end of the ulna presents a

Bones of the Hand – Carpals, Metacarpals and Phalanges

There are 3 groups of bones in the hand: The 8 carpal bones are the bones of the wrist. The 5 metacarpals (I to V) are the bones of the metacarpus. The phalanges are the bones of the digits -The thumb has only 2 and The remaining

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