32 Bones of the Arm

One ARM from the shoulder down to the finger tips has 32 individual bones.

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The arm starts with the Shoulder Girdle which consists of 2 bones:

  • Clavicle – Collar bone
  • Scapula – Shoulder blade

The upper part of the arm consists of 1 bone:

  • Humerus

The forearm consists of 2 bones:

  • Radius
  • Ulna

The Wrist consists of 8 (Carpal) bones:en_carpalbones2

  • Scaphoid
  • Lunate
  • Triquetral
  • Pesiform
  • Trapezium
  • Trapezoid
  • Capitate
  • Hamate

The Palm of the Hand consists of 5 (Metacarpal) bones:

  • Metacarpal 1 (Thumb)
  • Metacarpal 2 (Pointer)
  • Metacarpal 3 (Middle Finger)
  • Metacarpal 4 (Ring Finger)
  • Metacarpal 5 (Pinky Finger)

The Fingers consists of 14 (Phalangeal) bones:Hand_bones_a

  • 2 Phalynx in digit 1
  • 3 Phalynx in digits 2-5