HyperDic: carpus

English > 1 sense of the word carpus:
NOUNbodycarpus, wrist, wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio radiocarpeaa joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
English > carpus: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones.
Synonymswrist, wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio radiocarpea
Part ofarmA human limb
Partscarpal bone, carpal, wrist boneAny of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
carpal tunnelA passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass
Broadergliding joint, articulatio planaA freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions / motions
Spanisharticulación radiocarpiana, articulatio radiocarpea, carpo, muñeca
Catalanarticulatio radiocarpea, canell, carp, puny
Adjectivescarpalof or relating to the wrist

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