metacarpophalangeal


metacarpophalangeal
Relating to the metacarpus and the phalanges; denoting the articulations between them.

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meta·car·po·pha·lan·ge·al .met-ə-.kär-pō-.fā-lən-'jē-əl, -.fa-, -fə-'lan-jē- adj of, relating to, or involving both the metacarpus and the phalanges <a \metacarpophalangeal joint>

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meta·car·po·pha·lan·ge·al (met″ə-kahr″po-fə-lanґje-əl) pertaining to the metacarpus and phalanges.

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