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Articular Area of Proximal Part of Radius
Skeletal System

Articular Area of Proximal Part of Radius

Area articularis partis proximalis radii

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The articular area of proximal part of radius is the round, superior end of the bone. It includes both the articular facet and articular circumference of the head of the radius.

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