- The joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disk and the proximal row of carpal bones, except the pisiform bone.radiocarpal joint
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Examples from the Web for wrist joint
He broke his bowstring, and his hand was numbed at the wrist-joint.
The radius—the outer of the two bones—is small at the upper and expanded at the lower end, where it forms part of the wrist-joint.
Patients in breaking glass often cut one or both arteries at the wrist-joint where the pulse is felt.How to Care for the Insane
William D. Granger
A prisoner Baxter is in the infirmary in consequence of a severe injury to his wrist-joint.The Chronicles of Newgate, v. 2/2