What is another word for metacarpus?

42 synonyms found


[ mˌɛtəkˈɑːpəs], [ mˌɛtəkˈɑːpəs], [ m_ˌɛ_t_ə_k_ˈɑː_p_ə_s]

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How to use "Metacarpus" in context?

The metacarpus is the largest of the five finger bones and is found in the palm. It is the third longest finger, constituting 25% of the total length of the hand. The Metacarpus sits atop the second phalanx of the hand, and is responsible for the hand's grip strength. The Metacarpus has three phalanges- the proximal, middle and distal- each of which has several bones articulating with it.

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