the bone of a bird’s wing formed by fusion of the carpal and metacarpal bones.
the part of the wing supported by this bone.
a bone in the wing of a bird that consists of the metacarpal bones and some of the carpal bones fused together
carpopedal carpopedal car·po·ped·al (kär’pə-pěd’l) adj. Of, relating to, or involving the wrists and feet or the fingers and toes. Historical Examples Convulsions, laryngismus stridulus, tetany, or carpopedal spasm are all frequently met with. The Nervous Child Hector Charles Cameron
- Carpopedal spasm
carpopedal spasm carpopedal spasm n. A spasm of the feet and hands observed in hyperventilation, calcium deprivation, and tetany. Also called carpopedal contraction. Historical Examples Convulsions, laryngismus stridulus, tetany, or carpopedal spasm are all frequently met with. The Nervous Child Hector Charles Cameron
feeding on fruit; fruit-eating. adjective (zoology) feeding on fruit: carpophagous bats
a slender prolongation of the floral axis, bearing the carpels of some compound fruits, as in many plants of the parsley family. Mycology. the fruiting body of the higher fungi. Historical Examples Fruit (cremocarp) of Osmorrhiza; the two akene-like ripe carpels separating at maturity from a slender axis or carpophore. The Elements of Botany Asa […]