carpometacarpal

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carpometacarpal

[kahr-puh-met-uh-kahr-puhl, -met-uh-kahr-]
adjective
1.
Anatomy. of or pertaining to the carpus and the metacarpus.
2.
Ornithology. of or pertaining to the carpometacarpus.

Origin:
1830–40; carpo-2 + metacarpal

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carpometacarpal car·po·met·a·car·pal (kär'pō-mět'ə-kär'pəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving the carpus and metacarpus.

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Osteotomy in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the first carpometacarpal joint.
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