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Introduction: Wrist

Description of Wrist

Wrist: a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Wrist: region of the upper limb between the forearm and the hand.
Source: CRISP

Wrist: The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the FOREARM.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Wrist: The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the FOREARM.
Source: MeSH 2007

Wrist: Related Topics

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Wrist as an Organ

Wrist (organ): The joint between forearm and hands...more »

Wrist (organ): See Wrist (organ information).

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Wrist

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Wrist

The following list attempts to classify Wrist into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • articulatio plana,gliding joint
  • articulatio synovialis,diarthrosis,synovial joint
  • articulatio,articulation,joint
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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