[kahr-puh-met-uh-kahr-puh l, -met-uh-kahr-]
- Anatomy. of or relating to the carpus and the metacarpus.
- Ornithology. of or relating to the carpometacarpus.
Origin of carpometacarpal
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The carpometacarpal portion of the articulation is the part which is usually affected.Lameness of the Horse
John Victor Lacroix
- Of, relating to, or involving the carpus and metacarpus.
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