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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
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
due to compression
of the median nerve
as it travels through
at the carpal
tunnel. The main symptoms
are pain, numbness
- Teenage Wrist
is an American alternative
rock band from Los Angeles. In 2015, the band released their debut
EP Dazed. In late 2017, they announced
- A wrist
-guard is a device
-guards are sold in skateboard, snowboard
and sporting goods
stores. They are worn also by people...
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...
- A wrist piercing
is a piercing through
of the wrist
po****rized by Jon Cobb in PFIQ. Wrist piercings
are a type of surface
- Scaphoid lunate advanced
collapse, also known
as SLAC wrist
, is a wrist
the scapholunate ligament
is ruptured. If the diagnosis
- Wrist osteoarthritis
is a group
of mechanical abnormalities resulting
in the wrist
. These abnormalities include
- "Flick of the Wrist
" is a song by the British
rock band Queen, released
as a double
A-side with "Killer Queen" in the United
Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands...
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