noun, plural met·a·car·pi [met-uh-kahr-pahy] /ˌmɛt əˈkɑr paɪ/. Anatomy.
Origin of metacarpus
Related Words for metacarpusgrip, fist, palm, ham, paw, extremity, grasp, hold, fin, hook, shaker, mitt, metacarpus, phalanges
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Historical Examples of metacarpus
Fracture of the Metacarpus, showing Fragmentation of the Bullet194 12.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900
George Henry Makins
In them not only is the metacarpus turned back, but also the two first phalanges.
But the other variations are in the length of the metacarpus, or of the neck, or head.
The metacarpus consists of bones which correspond to the back of the hand.
The metacarpus is reduced to a single piece, which in the horse constitutes what is known as the canon.