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Medical Term:

wrist joint


the synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disc and the proximal row of carpal bones with the exception of the pisiform bone.

Synonym(s): articulatio radiocarpalisTA, radiocarpal articulation, radiocarpal joint

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