Articular circumference - Circumferentia articularis

Description

The caudal aspect of the head of radius presents the articular circumference for the articulation with the ulna to facilitate supination in carnivores. In ungulates it is reduced to two small caudal facets and has no function.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Images

Download vet-Anatomy

Mobile and tablet users, you can download on Appstore or GooglePlay.

vet-Anatomy on Appstore vet-Anatomy on Googleplay