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OTHER WORDS FROM carpalin·ter·car·pal, adjectivesu·per·car·pal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for carpals
The carpals however interlock to a slight extent, and the corner of the magnum reaches the scaphoid.
All the carpals of the proximal row—the scaphoid, lunar and cuneiform—are united, forming a single bone.
The tarsal bones of the Turtle do not retain their primitive arrangement to such an extent as do the carpals.
These are the actinosts (carpals or pterygials), which support the rays of the pectoral fin .A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
The carpals, tarsals, metacarpals, and metatarsals are all free.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
British Dictionary definitions for carpals
- any bone of the wrist
- (as modifier)carpal bones