Definition of Metacarpals

1. Noun. (plural of metacarpal) ¹



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Definition of Metacarpals

1. metacarpal [n] - See also: metacarpal

Medical Definition of Metacarpals

1. Five cylindrical bones extending from the wrist to the fingers. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metacarpals

metaborate
metaborates
metaboric
metaboric acid
metaborite
metabotropic
metabotropic receptor
metabranchial
metacalciouranoite
metacarpal
metacarpal artery
metacarpal bone
metacarpal index
metacarpal vein
metacarpal veins
metacarpals (current term)
metacarpectomy
metacarpi
metacarpohypothenar reflex
metacarpophalangeal
metacarpophalangeal articulations
metacarpophalangeal joint
metacarpophalangeal joints
metacarpothenar reflex
metacarpus
metacenter
metacenters
metacentre
metacentres
metacentric

Literary usage of Metacarpals

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1. Dislocations and Joint-fractures by Frederic Jay Cotton (1910)
"Where the metacarpals of the fingers base of the first metacarpal outward. How to out. 1 he turning of the hand is incomplete or Fig."643. ..."

2. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"... AND SECOND metacarpals. NOTE.—These injections were made to determine the relation of these spaces to the thenar space and the remainder of the ..."

3. An introduction to the osteology of the mammalia: Being the Substance of the by William Henry Flower (1876)
"104) in which only two digits are functionally developed ; and as the metacarpals are very long, ..."

4. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1881)
"The metacarpals and metatarsals are relatively shorter than in the cat. The pollex is more developed, but the hallux is very different, being completely Fig ..."

5. A Laboratory Manual of Anthropometry by Harris Hawthorne Wilder (1920)
"The metacarpals and Phalanges. In these bones, as in the hand, the most obvious measurements are, first of all, the total lengths of the separate bones, ..."

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