Forearm FAQs:

Q: Is forearm used in anatomy to distinguish it from the arm?

A: Yes, and a word which is most often used to describe the entire appendage of the upper limb, but which in anatomy, technically, means only the region of the upper arm, whereas the lower "arm" is called the forearm.

Q: Is forearm the cephalic?

A: Yes, and median antebrachial and the basilic vein.

Q: Is forearm covered by skin?

A: Yes, and the anterior surface usually being less hairy than the posterior surface.