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Human Hand: Anatomy and Medical Issues

picture of anatomy left hand tendons

Humans have two hands, the same as other primates such as monkeys, chimpanzees and lemurs. The hands are anatomically described as prehensile, multi-fingered extremity with two opposable thumbs located at the end of the forelimbs. The human hands have five fingers, although in some peculiar cases, there is an additional finger or fingers either in […]

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