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carpal tun·nel

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  1. carpal tunnelnoun

    a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass

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  1. carpal tunnelnoun

    A fibro-osseous passageway on the palmar side of the wrist that connects the distal forearm to the middle compartment of the deep plane of the palm.

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  1. Carpal tunnel

    In the human body, the carpal tunnel or carpal canal is the passageway on the palmar side of the wrist that connects the forearm to the hand.The tunnel is bounded by the bones of the wrist and flexor retinaculum from connective tissue. Normally several tendons from the flexor group of forearm muscles and the median nerve pass through it. There are described cases of variable median artery occurrence. When any of the nine long flexor tendons passing through the narrow carpal canal swell or degenerate, the narrowing of the canal may result in the median nerve becoming entrapped or compressed, a common medical condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

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  1. carpal tunnel

    Carpal Tunnel refers to a narrow passageway in the wrist composed of small bones known as carpals and a ligament on the palm side of your hand. This tunnel protects the major nerve to your hand and the nine tendons that bend your fingers. When this nerve is compressed or squeezed, it can lead to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, a condition characterized by numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand and arm.

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  1. Carpal tunnel

    In the human body, the carpal tunnel or carpal canal is the passageway on the palmar side of the wrist that connects the forearm to the middle compartment of the deep plane of the palm. The tunnel consists of bones and connective tissue. Several tendons and a nerve pass through it. The canal is narrow and when any of the nine long flexor tendons passing through it swells or degenerates, the narrowing of the canal often results in the median nerve becoming entrapped or compressed, a medical condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome.

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