carpometacarpal


carpometacarpal
Relating to both carpus and metacarpus.

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car·po·meta·car·pal 'kär-pō-'met-ə-.kär-pəl adj relating to, situated between, or joining a carpus and metacarpus <a \carpometacarpal joint> <a \carpometacarpal ligament>

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car·po·meta·car·pal (kahr″po-met″ə-kahrґpəl) pertaining to the carpus and metacarpus.

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  • carpometacarpal — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|med.əˌkärpəl adjective Etymology: carp (II) + metacarpal : relating to a carpus and metacarpus or to the carpometacarpus of birds II. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • carpometacarpal — /kahr peuh met euh kahr peuhl, met euh kahr /, adj. 1. Anat. of or pertaining to the carpus and the metacarpus. 2. Ornith. of or pertaining to the carpometacarpus. [1830 40; CARPO 2 + METACARPAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • carpometacarpal — adjective Of or pertaining to carpometacarpus, fusion of digits …   Wiktionary

  • carpometacarpal — adj. of the carpus and the metacarpus, of the wrist and the wrist bone (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carpometacarpal — car·po·meta·car·pal …   English syllables

  • Carpometacarpal joint — Infobox Anatomy Name = Carpometacarpal joint Latin = articulationes carpometacarpeæ GraySubject = 88 GrayPage = 330 Caption = Ligaments of wrist. Posterior view. Caption2 = Width = 300 System = MeshName = MeshNumber = The carpometacarpal joint is …   Wikipedia

  • Carpometacarpal bossing — Visible growth caused by carpometacarpal bossing. Carpal boss VR 3D Reconstruction …   Wikipedia

  • carpometacarpal joints — articulationes carpometacarpales …   Medical dictionary

  • carpometacarpal joint of thumb — articulatio carpometacarpalis pollicis …   Medical dictionary

  • carpometacarpal ligaments anterior — ligamenta carpometacarpalia palmaria …   Medical dictionary


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