Definitions for metacarpalˌmɛt əˈkɑr pəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

met•a•car•palˌmɛt əˈkɑr pəl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the metacarpus.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. (n.)a metacarpal bone.

    Category: Anatomy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. metacarpal, metacarpal bone(adj)

    any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers

  2. metacarpal(adj)

    of or relating to the metacarpus

    "metacarpal bones"


  1. metacarpal(Noun)

    Any of the bones of the metacarpus.

  2. metacarpal(Adjective)

    Of the metacarpus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Metacarpal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the metacarpus

  2. Metacarpal(noun)

    a metacarpal bone


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