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carpometacarpal (CMC) joint
Etymology: Gk, karpos, wrist, meta, next, karpos
any of the joints formed by the distal row of carpal bones and the bases of the metacarpals. The joints are essential for prehensile patterns.
pertaining to the carpus and metacarpus.
the articulation between the distal row of carpal bones and the metacarpals in which there is very limited movement.