Skeleton of upper limb (overview)
The skeleton of the upper limb is composed of 32 bones. The upper extremity can be further subdivided into two main parts - the shoulder girdle and the free upper limb.
- The shoulder girdle, also called the pectoral girdle, is composed of two paired bones - clavicle and scapula.
- The free upper limb can be further subdivided into three smaller portions: