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Laboratory 10. Joints of the Upper Extremity
Step 5. Radioulnar Joints

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There are three components of the radioulnar joints (Figure 10.6) which allow the radius to rotate about the ulna. These are:


The interosseous membrane is a tough flexible fibrous membrane which provides attachment sites for some extensor and flexor forearm muscles while allowing movement of the radius about the ulna.

Links and References:
Grant's: 6.76C
Netter (1ed.): 413 (2ed.): 409
Rohen/Yokochi: 357 and 359