The skeleton of the upper extremity



The bones of the upper extremity of the upper limb girdle represented (scapula and clavicle bone) and the skeleton of the free portion of the upper extremity (shoulder, elbow, radial, tarsal, metatarsals and phalanges).

In Fig. 20.
The skeleton of the upper extremities, front view
1 - the collarbone;
2 - blade;
3 - humerus;
4 - radial bone;
5 - ulna;
6 - carpal bones;
7 - metacarpal bone;
8 - phalanges








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)