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metacarpal

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adjective meta·car·pal \ˌme-tə-ˈkär-pəl\

Definition of metacarpal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being the metacarpus or a metacarpal



1739

First Known Use of metacarpal

1739


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metacarpal

noun meta·car·pal

Definition of metacarpal

  1. :  a bone of the part of the hand or forefoot between the carpus and the phalanges that typically contains five more or less elongated bones when all the digits are present



1831

First Known Use of metacarpal

1831


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