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Plural of carpus.
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1. (Anatomy) the plural of carpus
2. (Zoology) the plural of carpus
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(ˈkɑr pəs)

n., pl. -pi (-pī).
1. the wrist.
2. the wrist bones collectively.
[1670–80; < New Latin < Greek karpós wrist]
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References in classic literature ?
"If only I had taken counsel with my jailer, Benedetto Carpi, before I lost him, I might have known the exact position of my cell, I might have found my way back to the Treasury and returned to Venice when Napoleon crushed the Republic--
Expect the odd nice church or two and glimpses of delightful countryside, but surely only purists, students on study leave and the longterm unemployed are going to be spending four hours or so in front of the telly watching the peloton trundle 221 pan-flat kilometres along the Po valley from Carpi to Novi Liguri.
1) In seven forearms from the laterodistal part of the ulnar head of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle the formation of an accessory fusiform belly separated by an intermuscular septum of the main belly was observed.
Flexor carpi ulnaris muscle (FCUM) is an important muscle in the forearm belonging to the anterior flexor compartment, and it provides strength to wrist flexion and ulnar adduction.
Football Soccer - Inter Milan v Carpi- Italian Serie A - San Siro stadium, 24/01/16Inter Milan's coach Roberto Mancini gestures during their match against Carpi. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini CAIRO - 11 January 2018: Roberto Mancini, coach of FC Zenit Saint Petersburg, has advised Italy's Inter Milan to sign Mohamed Salah, the Egyptian Liverpool star, to boost their offensive next season.
The calcium deposition of the flexor carpi ulnaris is the most common form of ACT that affects the hand and wrist [3].
DORSAL SURFACE: The tendon of the muscle extensor carpi radialis (TMECR) was located at the distal end of the radius bone in the dorsolateral region of the carpal joint, distally extending along the dorsal metacarpus surface.
Coached by Rolan Carpi, the East was served by their sharpshooters and defensive guards with UAE national team player Salem proving to be the pick of the lot.
Francis' first stop was the quake-damaged Duomo cathedral of Carpi, where he laid a bouquet of white flowers at the foot of a statue of the Madonna inside.
Additionally, radiographs of the left and right carpi were obtained.
Carpometacarpal articulation Muscular attachment Trapezoid and second metacarpal Flexor carpi radialis Extensor carpi radialis longus Capitate and third metacarpal Extensor carpi radialis brevis Hamate and fourth metacarpal Nil Hamate and fifth metacarpal Extensor carpi ulnaris Flexor carpi ulnaris