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  • use for primates only; use FOOT (IM) + FORELIMB (NIM) for non-primate vertebrates; skin diseases of the hand = HAND DERMATOSES: see note there

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  • The distal part of the arm beyond the wrist in humans and primates, that includes the palm, fingers, and thumb.

History note

  • HAND DEFORMITIES was heading 1966-70

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  • Finnish

  • kädet
  • käsiterä
  • manus
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