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carpus


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carpus  \Car"pus\,  n.;  pl  {Carpi}.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  wrist.] 
  (Anat.) 
  The  wrist;  the  bones  or  cartilages  between  the  forearm,  or 
  antibrachium,  and  the  hand  or  forefoot;  in  man,  consisting  of 
  eight  short  bones  disposed  in  two  rows. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carpus 
  n  :  a  joint  between  the  distal  end  of  the  radius  and  the 
  proximal  row  of  carpal  bones  [syn:  {wrist},  {wrist  joint}, 
  {radiocarpal  joint},  {articulatio  radiocarpea}] 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Carpus,  fruit;  fruitful 
 




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