Radius


Bone Name
Radius

Skeletal Division
Appendicular

Description
A long bone; larger of the two bones of the forearm; gently curved, the convexity being drosal. Consists of a shaft and two extremities.

Articulation
Joins with the humerus on the proximal end and the carpus on the distal end and laterally with the ulna.

Number
Two, one in each front limb

Common Name
Foreshank bone

Location
In the forearm, extending in a vertical direction

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