Forearm

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  • the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
  • arm in advance of a confrontation

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  • the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Forearm'


  • Forearm: see Forearm (disambiguation). The forearm is the structure and distal region of the upper limb, between the elbow and the wrist. The term forearm is used
  • Anterior compartment of the forearm: The anterior compartment of the forearm (or flexor compartment) contains the following muscles: The muscles are largely involved with flexion and pronation
  • Posterior compartment of the forearm: The posterior compartment of the forearm (or extensor compartment) contains 12 muscles which are chiefly responsible for extension of the wrist and digits
  • Interosseous membrane of forearm: The interosseous membrane of the forearm (rarely middle or intermediate radioulnar joint) is a fibrous sheet that connects the radius and the ulna. It
  • Lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm: The lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve (or lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm) (branch of musculocutaneous nerve, also sometimes spelled "antebrachial")
  • Posterior cutaneous nerve of forearm: The posterior cutaneous nerve of forearm is a nerve found in humans and other animals. It is also known as the dorsal antebrachial cutaneous nerve, the

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