Metacarpal

The bones of the palm

metacarpal

[adj] - of or relating to the metacarpus 2. [n] - any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers
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Metacarpal

Met`a·car'pal adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the metacarpus. -- noun A metacarpal bone.
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metacarpal

One of the five bones to each digit in the hand. Metacarpals articulate with the carpal bones in the wrist and the phalanges (finger bone). ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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metacarpal

adjective of or relating to the metacarpus; `metacarpal bones`
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metacarpal

metacarpal bone noun any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers
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metacarpal

(met″ә-kahr´pәl) pertaining to the metacarpus. one of the metacarpal bones.
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Metacarpal

• (a.) Of or pertaining to the metacarpus. • (n.) A metacarpal bone.
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metacarpal

any of several tubular bones between the wrist (carpal) bones and each of the forelimb digits in land vertebrates, corresponding to the metatarsal ... [1 related articles]
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metacarpal

(bones) Type: Term Definitions: 1. five long bones (numbered I-V, beginning with the bone on the radial or thumb side) forming the skeleton of the metacarpus or palm; they articulate with the bones of the distal row of the carpus and with the five proximal phalanges. Synonyms: ossa metacarpi, ossa metacarpalia I-V &...
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metacarpal

In humans and other primates, any of the five long, cylindrical bones in the region of the palm of the hand. The metacarpals, known collectively as the metacarpus, run from the base of the wrist, where they articulate with the carpals (wrist bones), to the base of each finger, where they articulate ...
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metacarpal

Type: Term Pronunciation: met′ă-kar′păl Definitions: 1. Relating to the metacarpus. 2. Any one of the metacarpal bones. See: metacarpal (bones) [I-V], under bone
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metacarpal

Of or pertaining to a metacarpal bone. A bone of the hand or forefoot between the wrist and fingers; when all the digits are present ,there are five more or less elongated metacarpal bones, one at the base of each digit.
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