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wrist joint

[TA]
the synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disc and the proximal row of carpal bones with the exception of the pisiform bone.
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wrist joint

(rist joynt) [TA]
The synovial articulation between the distal end of the radius and its articular disc and the proximal row of carpal bones with the exception of the pisiform bone.
Synonym(s): carpal joints (2) , radiocarpal joint.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In addition to the extensor and flexor as the main muscles used at the wrist joint when performing a backhand, Ellenbecker et al.
One is the design of the instrument and the other is the posture of the wrist joint of the surgeon while operating with these instruments as described and shown above (Figures 1-8).
thick) was placed under the wrist to provide enough room to flex the wrist joint. Two surface EMG electrodes (Shimmer; Dublin, Ireland) were attached two fingerbreadths distal to the lateral epicondyle [36] to monitor ECRB and ECRL muscle activity during wrist extension.
R.M./G.C.G., m statistical Knee Shoulder Wrist joint joint joint Mean 0.343 0.428 0.588 S.E.M.
"Kevin soon began gentle range-of-motion exercises and strengthening exercises to give added stability to my wrist joint," said Sherman.
Wrist joint capsule was opened in U shape, and the lunatum was identified and excised.
Table 1 depicts the values of time taken to lift 200 g of weight by the wrist joint at different speeds and Graph I depicts Torque/Power versus for 800 g of load for wrist joint.
The low level of pain is suspected to be a result of denervation of wrist joint during surgery.
The arm has five degrees of freedom of movement provided by rotary actuators known as the shoulder azimuth joint, shoulder elevation joint, elbow joint, wrist joint and turret joint.
With the compact design of the front end or wrist joint, the arm can be easily maneuvered in close spaces.