upper extremity n.
The shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist, or hand. Also called superior limb, thoracic limb.
It has some twenty fathoms of water at the entrance, gradually shoaling towards its upper extremity.
They were on the upper extremity of the islet, while I was approaching it from below.
Heavy dull pain developed at once, extending down the upper extremity.
Shortly after passing it, we entered a lake or enlargement of the river, which we crossed to encamp at its upper extremity.
These four cranes are arranged symmetrically around the hammer, and are supported at their upper extremity by metallic stays.
Impregnation takes place at the upper extremity of the oviduct.
The extremity joining the peduncle is the basal, or anterior; and the upper extremity is the apsiral, or posterior.
The oars are long and slender, with a peculiar bulge at the upper extremity to balance them.
The liability of particular nerves in the upper extremity to neuralgia from external injuries requires a few words.
The upper extremity of the body is occupied by a circle one-eighth of an inch in diameter, which represents the eye.