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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

(mĕt′ə-kär′pəl)
adj.
Relating to the metacarpus.
n.
Any of the bones of the metacarpus.

met′a·car′pal·ly adv.

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.