[ kahr-puh-met-uh-kahr-puh l, -met-uh-kahr- ]
/ ˌkɑr pəˌmɛt əˈkɑr pəl, -ˈmɛt əˌkɑr- /
Anatomy. of or relating to the carpus and the metacarpus.
Ornithology. of or relating to the carpometacarpus.
- carpometacarpal joint,
Origin of carpometacarpal
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for carpometacarpal
The carpometacarpal portion of the articulation is the part which is usually affected.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
[ kär′pō-mĕt′ə-kär′pəl ]
Of, relating to, or involving the carpus and metacarpus.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.