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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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2 patients developed superficial wound infection, both were the case of multiple metacarpal fractures (both of these cases had involvement of two metacarpals).
The SPA was formed by the branch of ulnar artery and completed by the first dorsal metacarpal artery of the radial artery.
Conclusion: This study concluded that mini external fixators are an effective treatment of open fractures of metacarpal or phalanges bone of the hand with high functional outcome and union rates.
Patients showing the metacarpal sign usually have delayed skeletal development, reflected as short height and short fourth and fifth metacarpals.
A palpable "shelf' deformity at the base of the metacarpal can result from displacement of the metacarpal shaft dorsally.
Conclusion: If properly selected and timely managed excellent results can be achieved in phalangeal and metacarpal fractures with the simple procedure of k-wire fixation with a minimal dorsal incision.
Under brachial plexus block anesthesia, the patient was supine on the operating table with the injured limb place on an arm board, then a longitudinal or curved incision was made at the dorsal side of the fourth and/or fifth metacarpal shaft(s).
Hasan and Mahmoud [12] found significant correlations between stature and lengths of the first, third, fourth, and fifth metacarpals.
These measurements included head and body length ear length forearm length claw length 2nd claw length thumb length length of each metacarpal including its phalanges wing span penis length tibia length calcar length hind foot tail length and free tail length following Dietz (2005).
A significant improvement was observed after 3-4 weeks of treatment in regard to lameness, stiffness of gait, arched back condition, thickening and swelling of metacarpals.
This classic of archaeological reporting covers the archaeology of the Casper Site, a population study of the bison, local fauna and fossil bison, geology, lithic technology, and morphological variation in bison metacarpals and metatarsals.
Like modern human metacarpals, it has a small lump at its base - the styloid.