wrist joint

wrist joint

wrist joint n.

  1. The joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disk and the proximal row of carpal bones, except the pisiform bone.radiocarpal joint

Examples from the Web for wrist joint Historical Examples of wrist joint

  • He broke his bowstring, and his hand was numbed at the wrist-joint.

    The Iliad of Homer (1873)


  • The radius—the outer of the two bones—is small at the upper and expanded at the lower end, where it forms part of the wrist-joint.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2


  • Patients in breaking glass often cut one or both arteries at the wrist-joint where the pulse is felt.

    How to Care for the Insane

    William D. Granger

  • A prisoner Baxter is in the infirmary in consequence of a severe injury to his wrist-joint.

    The Chronicles of Newgate, v. 2/2

    Arthur Griffiths

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