Medical Definition of Canalis carpi

1. The passageway deep to the transverse carpal ligament between tubercles of the scaphoid and trapezoid bones on the radial side and the pisiform and hook of the hamate on the ulnar side, through which the median nerve and the flexor tendons of the fingers and thumb pass; compression of the median nerve may occur here (carpal tunnel syndrome). Synonym: canalis carpi, carpal canal. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canalis Carpi

canaliculus
canaliculus chordae tympani
canaliculus cochleae
canaliculus innominatus
canaliculus lacrimalis
canaliculus mastoideus
canaliculus reuniens
canaliculus tympanicus
canaliferous
canaliform
canaling
canalis
canalis adductorius
canalis analis
canalis caroticus
canalis carpi (current term)
canalis centralis medullae spinalis
canalis condylaris
canalis femoralis
canalis gastrici
canalis gastricus
canalis hyaloideus
canalis hypoglossalis
canalis incisivus
canalis infraorbitalis
canalis mandibulae
canalis musculotubarius
canalis nasolacrimalis

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