Meaning of metacarpus

met•a•car•pus

Pronunciation: (met"u-kär'pus), [key]
— pl. -pi
  1. the part of a hand or forelimb, esp. of its bony structure, included between the wrist, or carpus, and the fingers, or phalanges. See diag. under
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