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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

/car·pus/ (kahr´pus) the joint between the arm and hand, made up of eight bones; the wrist.

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.

carpus

the segment of the limb between the radius and ulna and metacarpus, made up of six to eight bones, depending on the animal species, arranged in two rows and numbered from medial to lateral. Called also the knee in horses and cattle and the wrist in dogs and cats. See also Table 10.

dropped carpus, broken-down carpus
hyperextension injury in the dog or cat that results in weight-bearing on the carpus and metacarpals.
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4) All of the tendons listed above cause extension of the carpus when the associated muscle bodies are contracted.
The alula is a small bone, sometimes referred to as the first digit, which is located on the cranial aspect of the wing, just distal to the carpus.
Possible complications associated with the use of figure-of-eight bandages are loss of range of motion in the elbow and carpus, caused by periarticular fibrosis, propatagial contracture, or both as a result of long-term immobilization of the wing.
Carpus with 2 dorsodistal simple and 3 distal spiniform setae.
Carpus with 1 simple seta, 3 large setae and 1 minute spiniform seta.
11) Our patient had a door close on the dorsum of his hand, but there was no demonstrated tenderness on presentation, and he did not sustain a fracture of the remaining carpus, second metacarpal base, or shaft.
5) Our patient presented with an acute, isolated trapezoid fracture, with a direct blow to the carpus being the overriding injury mechanism.
Autotransplantation of fourth walking leg tissues (dactyl + ischium + merus/ carpus joint) regenerated one complete walking leg [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2I OMITTED] and three incomplete walking legs that contained only distal segments (dactyl or dactyl + manus) of the fourth walking leg.
Even autotransplantation of a single claw digit (pollex) resulted in regeneration of a claw with complete proximal segments (ischium, merus, carpus, and manus) but with incomplete distal segments (without a dactyl or pollex, [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3B OMITTED].
Em relacao ao tipo de DA, o carpus valgus e a mais comumente observada no carpo dos equinos (RIECK et al.
A implementacao de protocolos de treinamento em muares com idade media de quatro meses, junto a uma provavel deficiencia de calcio, podem desencadear carpus varus e valgus que demandam tratamento cirurgico.