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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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