Forearm
The portion of the upper limb from the elbow to the wrist. In popular usage, the arm extends from the shoulder to the hand. However, in medical terminology, the arm refers to the upper extremity extending from the shoulder only to the elbow. The arm is thus distinguished in medical usage from the forearm, which extends from the elbow to the wrist. The forearm has 2 bones: the radius and ulna.
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The segment of the upper limb between the elbow and the wrist. SYN: antebrachium [TA].

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fore·arm 'fōr-.ärm, 'fȯr- n the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist also the corresponding part in other vertebrates

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fore·arm (forґahrm) 1. the part of the upper limb of the body between the elbow and the wrist; called also antebrachium [TA]. 2. the corresponding part of the foreleg in horses and certain other quadrupeds.

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