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carpale

[kahr-pey-lee] /kɑrˈpeɪ li/
noun, plural carpalia
[kahr-pey-lee-uh] /kɑrˈpeɪ li ə/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
any of the bones of the wrist.
Also, carpal.
Origin of carpale
< New Latin, neuter of carpālis carpal
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  • The second metacarpal in the specimen examined and figured articulates partly with carpale 2, partly with carpale 3.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

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