Appendages

An appendage refers to a part of the body that protrudes from the torso, which means the arms, legs, or less frequently referring genital appendages. Other similar words include the extremities or the periphery. Read more about: Arm symptoms, Arm disorders, Leg symptoms, Leg disorders

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  • Arm Symptoms: Of the 206 bones in your body, 3 of them are in your arm; the humerus, radius and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons and1 ...

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  • Leg Symptoms: Your legs are made up of bones, blood vessels, muscles, and other connective tissue. They are important for motion and standing. Playing sports, running, falling, or having an accident can2 ...

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References

  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ arminjuriesanddisorders.html
  2. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ leginjuriesanddisorders.html
  3. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ arminjuriesanddisorders.html
  4. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ leginjuriesanddisorders.html

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