Joints of hand

Definition

(anatomy)

The joints found in the hand, especially of humans, which are as follows:


Supplement

The articulation of human hand is more complex than those of other animals. These joints make it possible for humans to form a fist and other hand-related gestures.


Synonyms: articulationes manus, articulations of hand.
See also: joint.


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