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What are the major muscles that are found in the upper extremity?
The upper extremities are connected to the trunk via the shoulder girdle. [ The upper limbs include: the shoulder girdle with shoulder blade and collar bone; the upper arm with humerus; the lower arm with ulna and radius; hand with carpus; and the metacarpus and fingers. The musculature of the upper extremities serves as locomotion for the parts mentioned above. ]
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