carpal joints


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Related to carpal joints: carpal ligaments, Tarsal joints

car·pal joints

[TA]
the synovial joints between the carpal bones.

in·ter·car·pal joints

(in'tĕr-kahr'păl joynts)
The synovial joints between the carpal bones.
Synonym(s): carpal joints (1) .

wrist joint

(rist joynt) [TA]
The synovial articulation between the distal end of the radius and its articular disc and the proximal row of carpal bones with the exception of the pisiform bone.
Synonym(s): carpal joints (2) , radiocarpal joint.
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DORSAL SURFACE: The tendon of the muscle extensor carpi radialis (TMECR) was located at the distal end of the radius bone in the dorsolateral region of the carpal joint, distally extending along the dorsal metacarpus surface.
In new born calves, contraction or shortening of the flexor tendons results knuckling of the fetlock joint frequently and carpal joint rarely.
1,2) The etiology involves a valgus deformity of the growing metacarpal bones or a rotation in the carpal joints resulting in dorsolateral rotation of the primary flight feathers, which protrude when the wing is folded to the body during rest.