intermetacarpal joint

[ ĭn′tər-mĕt′ə-kärpəl ]

n.

Any of the joints between the bases of the second, third, fourth, and fifth metacarpal bones.

Nearby words

  1. intermediomedial nucleus,
  2. intermedius,
  3. intermenstrual pain,
  4. interment,
  5. intermesh,
  6. intermetallic compound,
  7. intermetatarsal joint,
  8. intermezzo,
  9. intermigration,
  10. interminable


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