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met·a·car·pal

 (mĕt′ə-kär′pəl)
adj.
Relating to the metacarpus.
n.
Any of the bones of the metacarpus.

met′a·car′pal·ly adv.

metacarpal

(ˌmɛtəˈkɑːpəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the metacarpus
n
(Anatomy) a metacarpal bone

met•a•car•pal

(ˌmɛt əˈkɑr pəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the metacarpus.
n.
2. a metacarpal bone.
[1730–40]

met·a·car·pal

(mĕt′ə-kär′pəl)
Any of the bones of the hand lying between the carpal bones and the bones of the fingers or digits (phalanges). See more at skeleton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metacarpal - any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingersmetacarpal - 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
Adj.1.metacarpal - of or relating to the metacarpus; "metacarpal bones"
Translations

metacarpal

[ˌmetəˈkɑːpl] Nmetacarpiano m

metacarpal

nMittelhandknochen m

met·a·car·pal

a. metacarpiano-a, rel. al metacarpio.

metacarpal

adj & n metacarpiano