carpal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or close to the carpus.
    • Of or pertaining to the carpus.
    • Of or regarding the carpus, or wrist.
    • of or regarding the wrist
  • noun:
    • A bone for the carpus.
    • some of the eight bones regarding the wrist (carpus).
    • Any one of the bones associated with the wrist or carpus; a carpale.
    • In ichthyology, just like actinost.
    • the eight small bones associated with the wrist of primates
  • others:
    • Pertaining to the carpus or wrist.
    • In entomology, related to the carpus or pterostigma of an insect's wing.

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