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Of, relating to, or near the carpus.
A bone of the carpus.
[New Latin carpālis, from Greek karpos, wrist.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a. any bone of the wrist
b. (as modifier): carpal bones.
[C18: from New Latin carpālis, from Greek karpos wrist]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. pertaining to the carpus: the carpal joint.n.
2. any of the bones of the carpus; a wrist bone.
[1735–45; < New Latin]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Any of the eight bones of the wrist lying between the forearm bones and the metacarpals. See more at skeleton.
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|Noun||1.||carpal - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates|
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
|Adj.||1.||carpal - of or relating to the wrist; "Carpal tunnel syndrome"|
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A. ADJ → carpiano
B. N (also carpal bone) → carpo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
a. carpal, rel. al carpo o cerca de éste.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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