carpometacarpus


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carpometacarpus

(ˌkɑːpəʊˌmɛtəˈkɑːpəs)
n
(Zoology) a bone in the wing of a bird that consists of the metacarpal bones and some of the carpal bones fused together
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microptera because of these characters: coracoid--shorter but much stouter with a deeper and longer ventral portion of the facies articularis sternalis; humerus--similar in length but stouter and straighter, with a much better developed crista deltopectoralis; ulna--much longer, stouter, and straighter; carpometacarpus --similar in length but much stouter; femur and tibiotarsus--much shorter and more slender.
Upper phase NISP duck suzzard eagle sand /kite grouse Coracoid 1 2 1 Scapula 2 1 4 Sternum Humerus 2 Ulna 1 Radius Carpometacarpus Synsacrum Femur Tibiotarsus 1 Tarsometatarsus Phalanges 1 7 All elements 2 4 16 1 Middle phase NISP duck buzzard eagle sand /kite grouse Coracoid 3 13 Scapula 2 5 Sternum 1 Humerus 1 4 14 7 Ulna 1 Radius Carpometacarpus 1 Synsacrum 3 Femur 8 10 Tibiotarsus 3 1 Tarsometatarsus 1 Phalanges 3 All elements 1 19 52 9 Mixed phase NISP buzzard eagle sand /kite grouse Coracoid 1 3 1 Scapula 3 Sternum Humerus 13 Ulna Radius Carpometacarpus Synsacrum Femur 1 3 Tibiotarsus 1 Tarsometatarsus Phalanges All elements 3 22 1 Table 5.
Material--OMNH 74683, proximal end of right carpometacarpus.
Measurements in mm of Type of SDNHM carpometacarpus B.
This species was based on a nearly complete carpometacarpus and referred ulna and coracoids.
Miller (1931) also listed a carpometacarpus as Empidonax sp.
A mandible, humerus, carpometacarpus and coracoid, although nearly identical in configuration to T.
The proximate cause is a deformity of the distal end of the carpometacarpus, which at times causes the primary flight feathers to droop when the wing is folded next to the body, or it can result in a dorsolateral rotation of the primaries, causing them to twist and project outward (Kear 1973, Zsivanovits et al.
Tibiotarsus Gallus gallus Carpometacarpus ([dagger]) Gallus gallus Coracoid ([double dagger]) Red I Francolinus sp.
Moreover, the ulnar carpal bone prevents the manus from hyperpronating during the downstroke by an interlocking mechanism with the carpometacarpus and ulna; likewise, the radial carpal bone prevents the manus from hypersupinating during gliding and maneuvering by an interlocking mechanism with the carpometacarpus and radius.
2), and TMM 31051-25, a right wing with complete humerus, partial ulna, partial radius, and portion of carpometacarpus (Fig.
ET 4396 (L85-6), the proximal end of a left carpometacarpus (Figs.