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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The part of the hand involving support of the wrist.

Usage examples (30)
  • Common examples are in fractures of the metacarpus and metatarsus of the first phalanx.
  • It is somewhat remarkable how often this occurred when the short hard bones of the metacarpus were struck.
  • With the metacarpus, however, there are instances where compound fracture occurs in colts that justify treatment.
  • -- This muscle flexes the second phalanx on the first, the first on the metacarpus, and the entire foot on the forearm. for more
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