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Adjective: metacarpal  ,me-tu'kaa(r)-pul
  1. Of or relating to the metacarpus
    "metacarpal bones"
Noun: metacarpal  ,me-tu'kaa(r)-pul
  1. Any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers
    - metacarpal bone

Derived forms: metacarpals

Type of: bone, os[2]

Part of: metacarpus

Encyclopedia: Metacarpal