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carpal

adjective car·pal \ ˈkär-pəl \

Definition of carpal

:of or relating to the carpus

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Origin and Etymology of carpal

New Latin carpalis, from carpus


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carpal

noun

Definition of carpal

:a carpal element or bone

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First Known Use of carpal

1855


Medical Dictionary

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carpal

adjective car·pal \ ˈkär-pəl \

medical Definition of carpal

:relating to the carpus

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carpal

noun

medical Definition of carpal

:a carpal element :carpale

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