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metacarpal

 [met″ah-kahr´p'l]
1. pertaining to the metacarpus.
2. a bone of the metacarpus.

met·a·car·pal

(met'ă-kar'păl),
1. Relating to the metacarpus.
2. Any one of the metacarpal bones.

metacarpal

/meta·car·pal/ (met″ah-kahr´pal)
1. pertaining to the metacarpus.
2. a bone of the metacarpus.

metacarpal

(mĕt′ə-kär′pəl)
adj.
Relating to the metacarpus.
n.
Any of the bones of the metacarpus.

met′a·car′pal·ly adv.

metacarpal

metacarpal

adjective Referring to any of five long cylindrical bones extending from the wrist to the fingers.

met·a·car·pal

(met'ă-kahr'păl)
1. Relating to the metacarpus.
2. Any one of the metacarpal bones (I-V).

metacarpal

any one of the series of bones forming the palm of the hand or flat part of the forefoot in vertebrates. see CARPAL.

met·a·car·pal

(met'ă-kahr'păl)
1. Relating to the metacarpus.
2. Any one of the metacarpal bones.

metacarpal

1. pertaining to the metacarpus.
2. a bone of the metacarpus.

metacarpal pad
see footpad.
small metacarpal bone
see splint bone and Table 10.
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Clinical features reported to occur in trapezoid fractures are base of second metacarpal tenderness, anatomical "snuffbox" tenderness or pain on axial loading of the second finger (Afifi and Lu, 2011) although these signs are not universal.
The outcome of an orthopaedic consultation and a comprehensive examination localized the pain to the radial aspect of the distal carpus; no pain was elicited on palpation of the metacarpal shafts or bases, or distal radius or ulna.
The tendon is passed through the intrinsic between the fourth and fifth metacarpal through the lumbrical canal palmar to the intermetacarpal ligament and attached to the dorsal central slip.
The hand should be compared with the uninjured side because each patient has a unique finger position in flexion, especially for the small and index metacarpals.
The fact that there are more than twice as many complete metatarsals as metacarpals is further evidence of hydrodynamic sorting.
com/prnh/20140613/117829 "Traditional wrist fusion plates are placed on the long metacarpal with the screws placed posteriorly through the plate, potentially leaving rough edges which could cause extensor tendon irritation" says William B.
The arrangement is by bone type, such as ulna, metacarpals and forelimbs, and femur.
Four of the five metacarpals were destroyed and shrapnel ripped his muscles to shreds.
The pain between the thumb and index proximal metacarpals is usually due to an overtightening of a ligament reconstruction, which is more of a risk in a suspensionplasty compared to other procedures and can be a very difficult problem to treat.
There are 27 bones in each hand ( the phalanges (bones of the fingers), the metacarpals (the long bones) and the carpals (the small bones of the wrist).
Furthermore, prominent beak-like osteophytes were observed on the radial aspect of the metacarpals, bilaterally.
By contrast, the growth center for all finger metacarpals is at their head, while none is present in the thumb metacarpal head.