meta·​car·​po·​pha·​lan·​ge·​al ˌmet-ə-ˌkär-pō-ˌfā-lən-ˈjē-əl, -ˌfa-, -fə-ˈlan-jē- How to pronounce metacarpophalangeal (audio)
: of, relating to, or involving both the metacarpus and the phalanges
a metacarpophalangeal joint

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“Metacarpophalangeal.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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