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Skeletal System: Upper Extremities

The Upper Extremities (including shoulder, arms, wrists, and hands) consist of a total of 64 bones, or 32 bones  for each arm. 

Each Upper Extremity (32 bones):

  • Shoulder Girdle (2 bones)

    • clavicle  

    • scapula 

 

  • Arm (3 bones)​​​

    • humerus 

    • radius

    • ulna

  • Wrist (8 Carpal Bones)

    • scaphoid

    • lunate

    • triquetrum

    • pisiform​

    • rapezium

    • trapezoid

    • capitate

    • hamate

  • Hand / Fingers (19 bones)

    • 5 Metacarpals​

    • Phalanges (14 bones each)

      • 5 proximal ​

      • 4 intermediate 

      • 5 distal 

 

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