Hands

Dr Tim Luijkx and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The hand is part of the upper limb below the forearm and wrist. In the supinated anatomical position, the palm is facing anteriorly. The bones of the hand are:

The wrist joint is superior. Hand movement is complex and occurs across many joints, including those involved in wrist flexion.

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rID: 41565
Section: Anatomy
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