midcarpal joint


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mid·car·pal joint

[TA]
the synovial joint between the proximal and distal rows of carpal bones.

midcarpal joint

A joint separating the navicular, lunate, and triangular bones from the distal row of carpal bones.
See also: joint
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The main advantage of the procedure over an open operative synovectomy is its ability to more effectively remove synovial tissue in the volar recesses of the radiocarpal and midcarpal joints.
Subluxation can occur at the midcarpal joint or at the radiocarpal joint.