Title: Textbook of Anatomy Upper Limb and Thorax. Volume 1

Author(s): Vishram Singh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences APAC

Year: 2014

Pages: 345


The upper limb is the organ of the body, responsible for manual activities. It is freely movable, especially its distal segment—the hand, which is adapted for grasping and manipulating the objects. A brief description of comparative anatomy of the limbs would facilitate understanding of their structure and function.