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car·pal

 (kär′pəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or near the carpus.
n.
A bone of the carpus.

[New Latin carpālis, from Greek karpos, wrist.]

carpal

(ˈkɑːpəl)
n
(Anatomy)
a. any bone of the wrist
b. (as modifier): carpal bones.
[C18: from New Latin carpālis, from Greek karpos wrist]

car•pal

(ˈkɑr pəl)

adj.
1. pertaining to the carpus: the carpal joint.
n.
2. any of the bones of the carpus; a wrist bone.
[1735–45; < New Latin]

car·pal

(kär′pəl)
Any of the eight bones of the wrist lying between the forearm bones and the metacarpals. See more at skeleton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carpal - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primatescarpal - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
navicular, os scaphoideum, scaphoid bone - the largest wrist bone on the thumb side
lunate bone, os lunatum, semilunar bone - one of the eight small wrist bones
cuneiform bone, os triquetrum, pyramidal bone, triquetral, triquetral bone - a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones
os pisiforme, pisiform, pisiform bone - a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral
os trapezium, trapezium bone, trapezium - the wrist bone on the thumb side of the hand that articulates with the 1st and 2nd metacarpals
os trapezoideum, trapezoid bone, trapezoid - the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones
capitate, capitate bone, os capitatum - the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
hamate, hamate bone, os hamatum, unciform bone - the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers
articulatio radiocarpea, carpus, radiocarpal joint, wrist, wrist joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
Adj.1.carpal - of or relating to the wrist; "Carpal tunnel syndrome"
Translations

carpal

[ˈkɑːpl]
A. ADJcarpiano
B. N (also carpal bone) → carpo m
C. CPD carpal tunnel syndrome Nsíndrome m del túnel carpiano

car·pal

a. carpal, rel. al carpo o cerca de éste.

carpal

adj carpiano
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A: Of course, I can't make a diagnosis without a proper examination -- and I would encourage you to seek one from your physician -- but your symptoms have all the hallmarks of carpal tunnel syndrome.
The differential diagnosis includes scaphoid fracture (especially considering exam findings of snuffbox tenderness), other carpal bone fracture, ligamentous disruption without fracture, carpal bone dislocation.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the entrapment of the median nerve underneath flexor retinaculum at the wrist level.
Carpal diseases are common in equine athletes because sports activities generate increased biomechanical forces in this region during exercises (WASELAU et al.
4) Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is discussed in some detail as an illustration.
It has been suggested in medical literature that the postoperative course after carpal tunnel syndrome surgery is seldom complicated by severe postoperative pain (10-13).
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a disorder caused by compression of median nerve at wrist causing numbness, tingling and sometimes weakness of muscle supplied by it in hand.
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Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome has typical clinical presentation.
Although not rare, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) caused by gouty tophi is still uncommon according to the literature, (3) and its presence indicates the severity of untreated gouty tophi.