Definition of Metacarpal. Meaning of Metacarpal. Synonyms of Metacarpal

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Definition of Metacarpal

Metacarpal
Metacarpal Met`a*car"pal, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the metacarpus. -- n. A metacarpal bone.

Meaning of Metacarpal from wikipedia

- In human anatomy, the metacarpal bones or metacarpus, form the intermediate part of the skeletal hand located between the phalanges of the fingers and...
- fingers and thumb. The metacarpal bones connect the fingers and the carpal bones of the wrist. Each human hand has five metacarpals and eight carpal bones...
- break of the 5th metacarpal bones of the hand near the knuckle. Occasionally it is used to refer to fractures of the 4th metacarpal as well. Symptoms...
- articulate the distal row of carpal bones and the proximal bases of the five metacarpal bones. The CMC joint of the thumb or the first CMC joint, also known as...
- The fifth metacarpal bone (metacarpal bone of the little finger or pinky finger) is the most medial and second-shortest of the metacarpal bones. It presents...
- The first metacarpal bone or the metacarpal bone of the thumb is the first bone proximal to the thumb. It is connected to the trapezium of the carpus...
- Carpometacarpal bossing (or metacarpal/carpal bossing) is a small, immovable m**** of bone on the back of the wrist. The m**** occurs in one of the joints...
- the metacarpals. The dorsal interosseous muscles are bipennate, with each muscle arising by two heads from the adjacent sides of the metacarpal bones...
- The metacarpophalangeal joints (MCP) are situated between the metacarpal bones and the proximal phalanges of the digits. These joints are of the condyloid...
- The fourth metacarpal bone (metacarpal bone of the ring finger) is shorter and smaller than the third. The base is small and quadrilateral; its superior...
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