Some articles on wrist:
... The wrist (carpus), composed of the carpal bones, articulates at the wrist joint (or radiocarpal joint) proximally and the carpometacarpal joint distally ... The wrist can be divided into two components separated by the midcarpal joints ... carpal bones during composite movements at the wrist are complex to describe, but flexion mainly occurs in the midcarpal joint whilst extension mainly occurs in the radiocarpal joint the latter joint ...
Famous quotes containing the words muscles and/or wrist:
Flashed from his matted head and marble feet,
He grappled at the net
With the coiled, hurdling muscles of his thighs:
The corpse was bloodless, a botch of reds and whites,”
—Robert Lowell (19171977)
“you show her the two hands
that grip each other fiercely,
one being mine, one being yours.
Torn right off at the wrist bone
when you started in your
impossible going, gone.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)