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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of wrist bones.

Usage examples (26)
  • In front, the carpus is sometimes the site of injury.
  • The leg is supported in such a manner that flexion of the carpus is impossible.
  • Such movement is not restricted and flexion of the leg at the carpus in any direction is possible.
  • Exostoses, articular and periarticular, occur and the carpus usually becomes a large immobile articulation. for more
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