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synovial joints of free upper limb

 

Definition: the joints uniting the bones of the free superior limb girdle; they are the shoulder joint, elbow joint, radioulnar joints, and joints of the wrist and hand.

Synonym(s): articulationes membri superioris liberiTA, juncturae membri superioris liberiTA, joints of free superior limb

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