muscles of the upper limb

muscles of the upper limb

[TA]
muscles acting on or located within the free upper limb. Terminologia Anatomica includes the scapulohumeral muscles in this category but does not include the axioappendicular muscles; the latter are listed under muscles of the back and muscles of the thorax.
Synonym(s): musculi membri superioris [TA]
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The intrinsic muscles of the upper limb differentiate in situ from the limb bud mesenchyme of lateral plate mesoderm.
Since proximal function is crucial to the overall limb function, the application of this technique to multiple muscles of the upper limb must be investigated in future research.
Symptoms: Of the 86 subjects who reported suffering from rest cramps, most experienced the symptoms in their leg, foot or thigh muscles (Table II), with only a minority complaining of rest cramps in muscles of the upper limb or elsewhere.