- any of the bones of the wrist.
Origin of carpale
< New Latin, neuter of carpālis carpal
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The second metacarpal in the specimen examined and figured articulates partly with carpale 2, partly with carpale 3.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds