wrist

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wrist

Anatomy the joint between the forearm and the hand
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wrist

[rist]
(anatomy)
The part joining forearm and hand.
(mechanical engineering)
A set of rotary joints to which the end effector of a robot is attached. Also known as wrist socket.
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