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a.1.(Anat.) Between the metacarpal bones.
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Ligamentous CMC joint stability is provided by the anterior-volar-oblique (beak) ligament, the posterior oblique, dorsal radial, and anterior and posterior intermetacarpal ligaments.
The consequences are wrinkles and prominence of bones and tendons, large intermetacarpal space, and prominent reticular veins.
The upper limb length was measured as the distance from the tip of the shoulder (acromion process) to the mid palm, just proximal to the distal crease at the third intermetacarpal space.
The palm was gently pressed between intermetacarpal groove at the root of fingers, and on the dorsal side corresponding to thenar and hypothenar regions.
It gives off dorsal digital branches, traverses the first intermetacarpal space.
Moreover, the specimen pertains to a goose rather than a swan because the process of metacarpal I (terminology follows Howard, 1929) is high, the proximal edge of the process of metacarpal i is nearly perpendicular to the shaft, and the pit on the internal side below the pisiform process is separated from the intermetacarpal space by a distinct raised area (Woolfenden, 1961).