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carpus

 [kahr´pus]
the joint between the arm and hand, made up of eight bones; the wrist.
Carpus, viewed from the dorsal aspect. The eighth bone, the pisiform, is palmar to the triquetral bone. From Dorland's, 2000.
(See also table of bones.)

wrist

(rist), [TA]
The proximal segment of the hand consisting of the carpal bones and the associated soft parts.
Synonym(s): carpus (1) [TA]
[A.S. wrist joint, ankle joint]

carpus

(kär′pəs)
n. pl. car·pi (-pī′)
1. The group of eight bones forming the joint between the forearm and the hand. Also called wrist.
2. A joint in quadrupeds corresponding to the wrist.

car·pal bones

(kahr'păl bōnz) [TA]
Eight bones arranged in two rows that articulate proximally with the radius and indirectly with the ulna, and distally with the five metacarpal bones.
Synonym(s): carpus (2) [TA] .

wrist

(rist) [TA]
The proximal segment of the hand consisting of the carpal bones and the associated soft parts.
Synonym(s): carpus (1) [TA] .
[A.S. wrist joint, ankle joint]

carpus

The wrist or the bones of the wrist.

carpus

that part of the forelimb of TETRAPODS which contains the CARPALS.
References in periodicals archive ?
The intercarpal or mediocarpal is the middle joint located between the proximal and distal row of carpal bones.
The carpal ligaments were classified into short ligaments that attached the carpal bones of the same row together and the bones of the distal row with the metacarpus and long medial (Fig.
III sensory organ; chaeta d0 on head absent; maxillary palp without sublobal hair; 1 guard chaeta on labial papilla E, chaetae in distal row of tibiotarsi as 7.
asiaticus), and number of chaetae in distal row of tibiotarsi (9 in A.
The scaphoid functions as the mechanical link between the proximal and distal rows. Fracture of the scaphoid results in abnormal kinetics and load distribution about the wrist.

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