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Rocket has a “cybernetic skeletal structure, enhanced phalange and metacarpal bones, and a genetically augmented cerebral cortex.”11 Things to Know About Bradley Cooper’s Rocket Raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy|Marina Watts|February 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Greig has obtained good results by resecting the head of the metacarpal bone.
There are four metacarpal bones, of which, however, the fifth is much reduced.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
If the cow is lying down the pulse may be taken from the metacarpal artery on the back part of the fore fetlock.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
The metacarpal bones of the fingers have little freedom of movement, while the thumb, unlike the others, is freely movable.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
The knife must not go further down than the base of the metacarpal bones, in case of dividing the deep palmar arch.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell