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Metacarpal

metacarpal

One of the five bones to each digit in the hand. Metacarpals articulate with the carpal bones in the wrist and the phalanges (finger bone). Any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers.Of or relating to the metacarpus; metacarpal bones.A series of bones found in the hands and feet of vertebrates.


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... not likely in a flying animal that needs to be light. Strike 2. 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 ...

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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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by aliengeek
Thu Jan 08, 2009 7:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Best Biology Definitions
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Bone remodelling

... presented by Currey (4). Additional aspects of bone remodeling may be found in the clinical literature. For example, after complete removal of a metacarpal and its replacement with graft consisting of a strut of tibial bone, the graft becomes remodelled to resemble a real metacarpal; the graft ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:09 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Bone remodelling
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Skin, muscles and joints

... as subcutaneous glands. Most skeletal muscles are found in _______ pairs, meaning that as one ________, the other relaxes. antagonistic; contracts metacarpal; stretches flexible; bends skeletal; pushes none of the above The answer is antagonistic;contracts. Most skeletal muscles are arranged in ...

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by clarence
Thu May 26, 2005 10:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Skin, muscles and joints
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Views: 11287

Skin, muscles and joints

... none of the above Most skeletal muscles are found in _______ pairs, meaning that as one ________, the other relaxes. antagonistic; contracts metacarpal; stretches flexible; bends skeletal; pushes none of the above The skull is connected to the spine by a _________ joint, a type of __________ ...

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by DriParker
Tue May 24, 2005 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Skin, muscles and joints
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