Interosseous membrane of forearm - Membrana interossea antebrachii

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General terms > Arthrology > Joints of thoracic limb > Proximal radioulnar joint > Interosseous membrane of forearm



The interosseous membrane of forearm connects radius and ulna as a membrane only in carnivores (being ossified connective tissue in ungulates).

The membrane is situated both proximal and distal to the interosseous ligaments and attaches apposed interosseous crests of the radius and ulna.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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