The muscles of the upper extremities

The muscles of the upper extremities (mm. membri superioris), depending on their location and functional load, divided into muscles of the shoulder girdle muscles and the free part of the upper extremity. The latter, in turn, are divided into upper arm, forearm and wrist muscles.





List of Abbreviations

a., aa. — arteria, arteriae (artery, the artery)

lig., ligg. — ligamentum, ligamenta (ligament, the ligaments)

m., mm. — musculus, musculi (muscle, the muscle)

n., nn. — nervus, nervi (nerve, the nerve)

r., rr. — ramus, rami (branch)

s. — seu (or)

v., vv. — vena, venae (vienna)