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Definition of Wrist
WristWrist Wrist, n. [OE. wriste, wrist, AS. wrist; akin to OFries.
wriust, LG. wrist, G. rist wrist, instep, Icel. rist instep,
Dan. & Sw. vrist, and perhaps to E. writhe.]
1. (Anat.) The joint, or the region of the joint, between the
hand and the arm; the carpus. See Carpus.
He took me by the wrist, and held me hard. --Shak.
2. (Mach.) A stud or pin which forms a journal; -- also
called wrist pin.
Bridle wrist, the wrist of the left hand, in which a
horseman holds the bridle.
Wrist clonus. [NL. clonus, fr. Gr. ?. See Clonic.] (Med.)
A series of quickly alternating movements of flexion and
extension of the wrist, produced in some cases of nervous
disease by suddenly bending the hand back upon the
Wrist drop (Med.), paralysis of the extensor muscles of the
hand, affecting the hand so that when an attempt is made
to hold it out in line with the forearm with the palm
down, the hand drops. It is chiefly due to plumbism.
Called also hand drop.
Wrist plate (Steam Engine), a swinging plate bearing two or
more wrists, for operating the valves.
Meaning of Wrist from wikipedia
- In human
anatomy, the wrist
is variously defined
as (1) the carpus
bones, the complex
of eight bones forming
the proximal skeletal segment
- Teenage Wrist
is an American
rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band was formed
in 2014 by vocalist
and b**** guitarist Kamtin
Mohager, lead guitarist...
- the "reverse wrist
curl" (also called wrist
extension) to ensure equal development
of the wrist flexor
and wrist extensor
muscles. Wrist curls
- Wrist strap
can mean: A lanyard
A watch strap
An anti-static wrist strap Forearm lifting
strap, a lifting device
pain or open wrist
is a type of syndrome
the patient using their
hand due to a painful wrist
. The pain may be sharp, sometimes
drop is a medical condition
and the fingers cannot extend
at the metacarpophalangeal
joints. The wrist remains partially
- the person's activities. A wris****ch is designed
to be worn around
by a watch strap
type of bracelet, including metal
- A hand wrap or wrist
wrap is a strip
used by boxers
(and parti****nts in other combat
sports) to protect
the hand and wrist against
- The carpal bones
are the eight small bones
that make up the wrist
(carpus) that connects
the hand to the forearm. The term "carpus" and "carpal" is derived...
by Seiko during
the 1980s, most notably
the "RC Series". The RC-1000 Wrist Terminal
was the first Seiko model
with a computer, and was...
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