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forearm

the part of the arm from the elbow to the wrist

Forearm

 

the part of the human upper limb from above the elbow to the hand. The radius and ulna are the skeletal foundation of the forearm and form the distal and proximal radioulnar articulation, which make possible rotational movements around the axis of the ulna. The bones of the forearm serve as points of attachment of the muscles that move the shoulder, wrist, and fingers. Deep vessels and nerves are found in the intermuscular spaces of the forearm. These include the radial and ulnar arteries and veins and the radial, ulnar, and median nerves. The subcutaneous fatty tissue of the forearm contains superficial nerves and veins. Traumas can involve not only injury to soft tissue but also possible simple or compound fractures of one or both bones of the forearm; frequently, the lower joint end of the radius is involved.

forearm

[′fȯr‚ärm]
(anatomy)
The part of the upper extremity between the wrist and the elbow. Also known as antebrachium.
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Of these fractures, the forearm is the most common site, accounting for approximately 25 per cent of all paediatric fractures in the US, the researchers found.
The 24-year-old sustained the injury on his left forearm on the final day of the second and final Test, which the Caribbean side went on to lose by huge 240 runs in Hamilton to lose the series 0-2 against New Zealand.
11 In Grace and Eversmann criteria, the outcome was classified as excellent, good, satisfactory and unsatisfactory based on presence/absence or union and movement in percentage of normal forearm rotation arc.
8,13) Furthermore, it has not been definitively established which forearm bone should be nailed.
Elbow was found to be in 200 flexion, forearm was in supination, hollow depression present on posterior aspect of forearm, a fullness in the antecubital fossa, and olecranon prominence was lost.
A The forearm on the 870 is secured by a round threaded nut inside the muzzle end of the forearm.
Existing radiographs showed no true elbow views and forearm radiographs were taken under suboptimal conditions (Figure 1).
It is especially important to understand these variations in order to avoid misdiagnosing forearm pathology, as described by McWilliams et al (27), when a variant superficial ulnar artery was clinically mistaken for phlebitis.
Second punch Flower threw was over the top but in RL if you forearm somebody in the face you can't complain if he clocks you one," former Widnes and Wigan winger Offiah wrote on Twitter.
Injuries to his head and forearm were not serious enough to ask fire-fighters for a "snatch extrication" where they take greater risks to cut a casualty out of a vehicle faster.
The objective of this study was to establish the correlations between anthropometric data like BMI, forearm circumference and hand circumference with MGS in order to establish a simple model to predict Maximal Grip Strength.
A 32-year-old professional male rower complained of pain in the forearm when paddling.