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forearm

 [for´ahrm]
the part of the upper limb between the elbow and wrist; called also antebrachium.

fore·arm

(fōr'arm), [TA]
The segment of the upper limb between the elbow and the wrist.
Synonym(s): antebrachium [TA]

forearm

/fore·arm/ (for´ahrm) antebrachium; the part of the arm between elbow and wrist.

forearm

(fôr′ärm′)
n.
1. The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.
2. The corresponding part of the foreleg in certain quadrupeds, such as a horse.

forearm

the portion of the upper extremity between the elbow and the wrist. It contains two long bones, the radius and ulna. Also called antebrachium.

fore·arm

(fōr'ahrm) [TA]
The segment of the upper limb between the elbow and the wrist.
Synonym(s): antebrachium [TA] .

forearm

the part of the foreleg supported by the radius and ulna, between the elbow and the carpus.
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Start with your forearm laying on a flat surface, palm up.
A post mortem by Dr Pauline Dowling concluded that Mr Rigby must have died as a result of hemorrhagic shock - or blood loss - due to his fractured forearm.
The entire iM Sports football arm sleeve line now includes a full arm sleeve, “Smashmouth”, a three-quarter length sleeve, “Gridiron”, a forearm 9” sleeve, “The Blitz”, and a forearm 6” sleeve, “Lil Blitz.
The fractured bone ends of the ulna are realigned and fixed with a plate and screws or a long nail to restore the length of the forearm.
While he has one on his right shoulder blade, the other one is on his forearm and reads ' Jaddu' -- his nickname.
The patient also concurrently had a small chin abscess measuring around 1 cm in diameter, which required incision and drainage prior to the onset of the right forearm swelling.
A self-portrait by another inspiration, the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, is on her right forearm.
He rigged an extracorporeal transfusion, a sort of "external bypass," to deliver fresh blood from the left femoral artery directly into the remnant part of the forearm and keep it "alive" while he worked to reconnect the bones, then the blood vessels, tendons, and nerves.
1, 6) Although various types of crutches are described in the literature, (1, 6-9) axillary and forearm crutches are the most commonly used types within clinical settings.
The consequent increase in bone fragility results in an increased risk of fractures of the spine, hip and the forearm.
The Kilmarnock centre-half was out cold after being accidentally caught in the face by Motherwell star Steven Saunders' forearm during Killie's 1-0 win at Fir Park.