carpal

Definitions of carpal
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adj of or relating to the wrist

Carpal tunnel syndrome”

n any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates

Synonyms:
carpal bone, wrist bone
Types:
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navicular, os scaphoideum, scaphoid bone
the largest wrist bone on the thumb side
lunate bone, os lunatum, semilunar bone
one of the eight small wrist bones
cuneiform bone, os triquetrum, pyramidal bone, triquetral, triquetral bone
a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones
os pisiforme, pisiform, pisiform bone
a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral
os trapezium, trapezium, trapezium bone
the wrist bone on the thumb side of the hand that articulates with the 1st and 2nd metacarpals
os trapezoideum, trapezoid, trapezoid bone
the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones
capitate, capitate bone, os capitatum
the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
hamate, hamate bone, os hamatum, unciform bone
the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers
Type of:
bone, os
rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

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