joint of hand

n.

Any of the joints of the hand, including the wrist joint and the carpal, carpometacarpal, intermetacarpal, metacarpophalangeal, and interphalangeal joints.

Nearby words

  1. joint ill,
  2. joint issue,
  3. joint life annuity,
  4. joint life insurance,
  5. joint of foot,
  6. joint resolution,
  7. joint return,
  8. joint runner,
  9. joint session,
  10. joint stock


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