Definition of Carpal bone

1. Noun. Any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates.




Definition of Carpal bone

1. Noun. (anatomy) Any of the eight bones of the carpus. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carpal Bone

carousers
carouses
carousing
carousingly
carp
carp bream
carp breams
carp mouth
carpaccio
carpaccios
carpal
carpal arches
carpal artery
carpal articular surface of radius
carpal articulation
carpal bone (current term)
carpal bones
carpal canal
carpal canals
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carpal joints
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carpal tunnels
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carpalia
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carpamidase

Literary usage of Carpal bone

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1. History and description of the skeleton of a new sperm whale, lately set up by William S. Wall (1851)
"This transverse carpal bone is sub-triangular, and placed at the termination of the radius. The remaining thin transverse bone is trapezoidal and situated ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"Without considering the morphology of these two bones, it will be sufficient for present purposes to call the larger one the radio-carpal bone, ..."

3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
"CASE OF SUBDIVISION OF THE SCAPHOID carpal bone. By JOHN STRUTHERS, MD, Professor of Anatomy in the University of Aberdeen. ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"Without "• considering the morphology of these two bones, it will be sufficient for present purposes to call the larger one the radio-carpal bone, ..."

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