carpometacarpal

adjective

car·​po·​meta·​car·​pal ˈkär-pō-ˈmet-ə-ˌkär-pəl How to pronounce carpometacarpal (audio)
: relating to, situated between, or joining a carpus and metacarpus
a carpometacarpal joint
a carpometacarpal ligament

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“Carpometacarpal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carpometacarpal. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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