Carpus is the anatomical assembly connecting the hand to forearm. In human anatomy, the main role of the carpus is to facilitate effective positioning of the hand and powerful use of the extensors and flexors of the forearm, but the mobility of individual carpal bones increase the freedom of movements at the wrist. In tetrapods, the carpus is the ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpus
• (n.) The wrist; the bones or cartilages between the forearm, or antibrachium, and the hand or forefoot; in man, consisting of eight short bones disposed in two rows.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/carpus/
(kahr´pәs) the joint between the arm and hand, made up of eight bones; the wrist.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(kar;pus) The proximal portion of the hand that contains the eight carpal bones.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
; plural Carpi
(- pī). [ New Latin , from Greek karpo`s
The wrist; the bones or cartilages between the forearm, or antibrachium, and the hand or forefoot; in man, consisting of eight short bones disposed in two ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/29
Bones of the wrist.
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Forearm portion of a crab clawFound on http://myfwc.com/research/saltwater/crustaceans/blue-crabs/glossary/
Greek = wrist, adjective - carpal.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
Synonym: wrist. ... Synonym: carpal bones. ... Origin: Mod. L. Fr. Gr. Karpos ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
The 3rd segment from the distal end of a crab leg. In a clawed leg, it is the segment where the appendage flexes (i.e. the elbow).Found on http://txmarspecies.tamug.edu/crustglossary.cfm
The carpus or carpals, consist of eight individual bones which compose each wrist. The small bones fit together in an exacting way to allow a wide range of flexibility in the wrist, while maintaining structural integrity. The eight bones of each wrist include the hamate, navicular, trapezium, pisiform, trapezoid, lunate, triquetrum, and capitate bo...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EC.HTM
Type: Term Pronunciation: kar′pŭs, kar′pī Synonyms: wrist, carpal bones, under boneFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=14656
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