carpals


carpals

adjective

  1. pertaining to the carpus: the carpal joint.

noun

  1. a carpale.

noun

    1. any bone of the wrist
    2. (as modifier)carpal bones

    Also: carpale (kɑːˈpeɪlɪ)

adj.

“of the wrist,” 1743, from Modern Latin carpalis, from carpus “wrist” (see carpus). Carpal tunnel syndrome attested by 1970, from carpal tunnel, the tunnel-like passage that carries nerves through the wrist.

adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or near the carpus.

n.

  1. Any of the bones of the carpus, including the scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, pisiform, trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, and hamate bones.

Adjective

  1. Relating to or involving the wrist.

Noun

  1. Any of the bones of the human wrist or the joint corresponding to the wrist in some other vertebrates, such as dinosaurs.

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