carpal car·pal (kär'pəl)
Of, relating to, or near the carpus. n.
Any of the bones of the carpus, including the scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, pisiform, trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, and hamate bones.
|carpal (kär'pəl) Pronunciation Key
Adjective Relating to or involving the wrist.
Noun Any of the bones of the human wrist or the joint corresponding to the wrist in some other vertebrates, such as dinosaurs.