Definition of Forearm

1. Noun. The part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist.




2. Verb. Arm in advance of a confrontation.
Generic synonyms: Arm, Build Up, Fortify, Gird

Definition of Forearm

1. v. t. To arm or prepare for attack or resistance before the time of need.

2. n. That part of the arm or fore limb between the elbow and wrist; the antibrachium.

Definition of Forearm

1. Noun. The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow. ¹

2. Verb. To arm in preparation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forearm

1. to arm in advance [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Forearm

1. That part of the arm or fore limb between the elbow and wrist; the antibrachium. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Forearm

foreadmonishes
foreadmonishing
foreadvise
foreadvised
foreadvises
foreadvising
forealleged
foreanent
foreappoint
foreappointed
foreappointing
foreappointment
foreappoints
forearc
forearcs
forearm (current term)
forearm bone
forearm bones
forearm fractures
forearm injuries
forearmed
forearming
forearms
forebay
forebays
forebeam
forebeams
forebear
forebearance
forebearer

Literary usage of Forearm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The deep fascia of the forearm, continuous above with that enclosing the arm, is a dense, highly glistening aponeurotic investment, which forms a general ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The Triceps is the great extensor muscle of the forearm, serving, when the forearm is flexed, to extend the elbow-joint. It is the direct antagonist of the ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"CHARLES DONALD, aged 43, mariner, constitution good, received a fracture of the radius and ulna of his left forearm, produced by the fall of a spar in New ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"The existence of the band of fibres from the Triceps to the fascia of the forearm is of importance in excision of the elbow, and should always be carefully ..."

5. Organizations by James G. March, Herbert Alexander Simon (1878)
"1 am myself in the habit of using a simple obtuse-angled splint, well padded, and applied to the inside of the arm and to the palmar surface of the forearm, ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1887)
"In cases of paralysis of the extensors of the forearm, lead palsy or dropped ... The patient is requested to supinate his forearm; the palm of the hand is ..."

7. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The deep fascia which envelops the forearm should now be cleaned by removing the subcutaneous adipose tissue. It is a fascia of great strength and density. ..."

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