carpus meaning

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  • Noun: carpus (carpi)  kaa(r)pus
    1. A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
      - wrist, wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio radiocarpea

    Derived forms: carpi

    See also: carpal

    Type of: articulatio plana, gliding joint

    Part of: arm

    Encyclopedia: Carpus

  • [Medicine]
    n pl car·pi
    1 : WRIST
    2 : the group of bones supporting the wrist comprising in humans a proximal row which contains the scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, and pisiform that articulate with the radius and a distal row which contains the trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, and hamate that articulate with the metacarpals


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  5. when you come bring the cloak which i left at troas with carpus, and the books, especially the parchments

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