HyperDic: metacarpus

English > 1 sense of the word metacarpus:
NOUNbodymetacarpusthe part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges
English > metacarpus: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges.
Part ofhand, manus, mitt, pawThe (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
Partsmetacarpal, metacarpal boneAny bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers
Broaderskeletal structureAny structure created by the skeleton of an organism
Spanishmetacarpo
Catalanmetacarp
Adjectivesmetacarpalof or relating to the metacarpus

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