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interosseous membrane of forearm

 

Definition: the dense membrane that connects the interosseous margins of the radius and ulna, forming the radioulnar syndesmosis, and with those bones separating the flexor and extensor compartments of the forearm.

Synonym(s): membrana interossea antebrachiiTA

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