metacarpophalangeal joint(redirected from Metacarpophalangeal articulations)
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metacarpophalangeal joint(mĕt′ə-kär′pō-fə-lăn′jē-əl, -fā-)
Any of the spheroid joints between the heads of the metacarpal bones and the bases of the proximal phalanges.
met·a·car·po·pha·lan·ge·al joint(met'ă-kahr'pō-fă-lan'jē-ăl joynt)
The spheroid synovial joints between the heads of the metacarpals and the bases of the proximal phalanges.
pertaining to the metacarpus and phalanges.
see Table 11. Called also fetlock.