carpale

noun
car·​pa·​le | \ kär-ˈpal-(ˌ)ē How to pronounce carpale (audio) , -ˈpāl- How to pronounce carpale (audio) , -ˈpäl- How to pronounce carpale (audio) \
plural carpalia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce carpalia (audio) \

Medical Definition of carpale

: a carpal bone especially : one of the distal series articulating with the metacarpals

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“Carpale.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carpale. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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