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Medical Term:

bones of upper limb

Definition

these include the pectoral (shoulder) girdle (scapula and clavicle) and the skeleton of the free part of the upper limb (humerus, radius, ulna, wrist bones, metacarpus, and phalanges).

Synonym(s): ossa membri superiorisTA, bones of superior limb

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