Carpal joint

carpal joint

carpal joint n.
Any of the joints between the carpal bones. Also called intercarpal joint.
Historical Examples

No weight is borne upon the affected leg and the carpal joint is flexed.
Lameness of the Horse John Victor Lacroix

In skinning, disjoint the leg bones at the carpal joint, which leaves only the bones of the foot attached to the skin.
Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting William T. Hornaday

Luxations of the carpal joint are of rare occurrence, and very few cases of this kind are on record.
Lameness of the Horse John Victor Lacroix


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