metacarpal


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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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A roentgenogram of the right hand showed enlargement of first metacarpal interspace, indicating noncalcification of the soft tissue mass.
At the end of the follow-up period, no signs of inflammation or aseptic effusion were found around the metacarpal head.
Plain radiography showed soft tissue mass with compression of second metacarpal (Figure 2 and 3).
These include interposing autogenous or alloplastic tissue between the carpometacarpal and the base of the metacarpal, reconstructing the supporting ligaments with various tendons, and CMC arthrodesis.
In tayassuids, metacarpals III and IV are slender and unfused; metatarsals III and IV usually are fused at the proximal end (Lundelius, 1960:22-23).
A month later, we received an amputated metacarpal bone measuring 4 cm in length and 2.
Atrophy of the metacarpals muscles of the hand is a common finding in patients who have acquired paralysis of the median and ulnar nerves as a result of leprosy infection.
To determine anthropometric measurements of subjects, in accordance with international standards, the height with anthropometer, body weight with 100 gr-sensitive electronic weigher, wrist circumference with measuring tape and hand length, finger length, hand width and metacarpal length by using compass are measured (T.
Although we were unable to see directly where the muscle tendon inserted, a probe inserted along the course of the tendon was seen to end at the base of the middle metacarpal under image intensifier screening (Fig 2).
These carpal bones in turn articulate with five metacarpal bones.
They scored the images by the van der Heijde / Sharp criteria, and applied DXR analysis to calculate the 3-month change in BMD of metacarpal cortical bone.
HIGH FELL'S Craig Nicholson made a terrific comeback from a metacarpal injury when he beat Consett's Michael Guy at the North Road show.