Metacarpophalangeal



metacarpophalangeal met·a·car·po·pha·lan·ge·al (mět’ə-kär’pō-fə-lān’jē-əl, -fā-)
adj.
Of or relating to the metacarpus and the phalanges of the hand, especially to the articulations between them.

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