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wrist bones; tightly bound in rows,


long, slender; bones spanning the palm


shorter of the forearm bones; thumb side of the arm,


largest bone of the upper limb; between shoulder and elbow joints


mass of wrist bones; articulates with radius and ulna,

radius head

disk-shaped; articulates with the humerus and the radial notch of the ulna,

distal phalanx

bone in the tip of each finger,


condoyle of the humerus; articulates with the ulna


longer of the forearm bones; articulates with the humerus

proximal phalanx

finger bone closest to the wrist

humerus head

rounded section of the humerus that articulates with the glenoid cavity of the scapula,

deltoid tuberosity

V-shaped section of the humerus to which the deltoid muscle attaches,

ulnar head

knob-shaped; articulates with a notch on the radius and a wrist bone,

radial tuberosity

process that the bicep muscles attaches to

trochlear notch

wrench-like cavity of the ulna that articulates with the humerus

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