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metacarpal

 [met″ah-kahr´p'l]
1. pertaining to the metacarpus.
2. a bone of the metacarpus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

met·a·car·pal

(met'ă-kar'păl),
1. Relating to the metacarpus.
2. Any one of the metacarpal bones.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

metacarpal

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

met′a·car′pal·ly adv.
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metacarpal

adjective Referring to any of five long cylindrical bones extending from the wrist to the fingers.
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met·a·car·pal

(met'ă-kahr'păl)
1. Relating to the metacarpus.
2. Any one of the metacarpal bones (I-V).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

metacarpal

any one of the series of bones forming the palm of the hand or flat part of the forefoot in vertebrates. see CARPAL.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

met·a·car·pal

(met'ă-kahr'păl)
1. Relating to the metacarpus.
2. Any one of the metacarpal bones.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012