It is the lateral bone of the forearm. It is the shortest of the two bones of the forearm. It articulates proximally with the humerus and ulna and distally with the carpal bones and ulna. It has two epiphyses and one diaphysis.
Head & #8211; It is cylindrical and articulates with the humerus chapter
Glenoid Cavity & #8211; Articulates with the chapter (humerus)
Lap of the Radio & #8211; Round, smooth, strangled portion located below the head
Radial Tuberosity & #8211; Medially located eminence, in which the biceps brachii tendon inserts
Ulnar notch & #8211; Articular face to the ulna
Carpal Notch & #8211; It is concave, smooth and articulates with the scaphoid and semilunar bone.
Styloid Process & #8211; Conical projection
It has three borders and three faces.
THE Articulated radioand with four bones: the Humerus, the Ulna, the Scaphoid and the Semilunar.
|RADIO & #8211; PREVIOUS, BACK AND MEDIAL VIEWS
|Source: SOBOTTA, Johannes. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 21st. Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara Koogan, 2000.|
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