Carpopedal



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

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