The joints of free upper limb (articulations of the upper extremity except the shoulder girdle) are:

  • Shoulder.
  • Elbow.
  • Radioulnar.
  • Wrist.
  • Intercarpal.
  • Carpometacarpal.
  • Intermetacarpal.
  • Metacarpophalangeal.
  • Articulations of the Digits.

This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from


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