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Carpal bones

Carpal bones

Eight bones arranged in two rows that articulate proximally with the radius and indirectly with the ulna, and distally with the five metacarpal bones; in domestic mammals, the bones of the proximal row are called radial, intermediate, ulnar, and accessory, while those of the distal row are termed first, second, third, and fourth carpal bones.

Synonym: carpus, ossa carpi.


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... Have you seen the organization of the "hands" front paws? The carpal and metacarpal are visible. making a hand like structure. In the bat, those bones are extended to form the wing, so definitely impossible. Strike 3, suggestion out.

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by canalon
Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:29 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is this animal???? SOOO weird looking.
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... the radial sesamoid bone cannot move independently of its articulated bones, as has been suggested1, 2, 3, but rather acts as part of a functional unit of manipulation. The radial sesamoid bone and the accessory carpal bone form a double pincer-like apparatus in the medial and lateral sides ...

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by scottie
Mon May 09, 2011 9:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... the radial sesamoid bone cannot move independently of its articulated bones, as has been suggested 1, 2, 3, but rather acts as part of a functional unit of manipulation. The radial sesamoid bone and the accessory carpal bone form a double pincer-like apparatus in the medial and lateral sides ...

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by scottie
Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:25 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.

... have so far gone unanswered by critics. In addition, a 2007 study of carpal bones of H. floresiensis found similarities to those of a chimpanzee or early hominin such ...

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by GaryGaulin
Wed May 06, 2009 7:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.
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SENI biometric analysisextinct Scincidae Genus Macroscincus

... ratio based on anterior foot length at the junction of the ulna/radius-carpal bones to the longest digit divided by the snout to vent length {SVL} (B. Schnirel, 2003). It ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Sat Aug 26, 2006 1:24 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: SENI biometric analysisextinct Scincidae Genus Macroscincus
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