metacarpal bone

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Noun1.metacarpal bone - any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingersmetacarpal bone - any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
metacarpus - the part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges
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The insertion of the extensor carpi radialis longus tendon was in the radial side of the base of second metacarpal bone and the extensor carpi radialis brevis in the radial side of the base of third metacarpal bone in all dissected hands.
I have spoken to the doctors and they say he has broken a metacarpal bone in his hand, that's a little bone, and that he could be ready in two weeks.
He has also fractured a metacarpal bone in his hand.
25) The radial component's articular surface has a 10[degrees] slope towards the ulna, and the carpal component is anchored with its tip in the third metacarpal bone and distal carpal bones.
Fractures of the neck of the fifth metacarpal bone, treated by percutaneous intramedullary nailing: surgical technique, radiological and clinical results study (28 cases).
BARRY GERAGHTY, fourth on Slim Pickings in Saturday's Grand National, missed his rides at Limerick yesterday after an x-ray revealed he had fractured the metacarpal bone in his left hand.
A veterinary examination revealed a broken metacarpal bone and a wrist injury.
I have a greyhound in my kennel; he has just arrived from Ireland where he had broken a metacarpal bone as apuppy.
The estimation of adult stature from metacarpal bone length.
We report a case of metacarpal fibroma involving right second metacarpal bone of the 25 year old women.
Grey says: "The vet discovered a secondary fracture of the metacarpal bone and he has had surgery to have a piece of bone removed.