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Noun Concept
Categories: Joints, Bones of the hand, Short bones, Upper limb anatomy, Carpus
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wrist  carpus  articulatio radiocarpea  radiocarpal joint  wrist joint
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A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones WordNet 3.0
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A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In human anatomy, the wrist is variously defined as the carpus or carpal bones, the complex of eight bones forming the proximal skeletal segment of the hand; the wrist joint or radiocarpal joint, the joint between the radius and the carpus and; the anatomical region surrounding the carpus including the distal parts of the bones of the forearm and the proximal parts of the metacarpus or five metacarpal bones and the series of joints between these bones, thus referred to as wrist joints. Wikipedia
The carpal bones are the eight small bones that make up the wrist that connects the hand to the forearm. Wikipedia
The group of bones that make up the wrist. OmegaWiki
The flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the hand. OmegaWiki
The complex joint between forearm bones, carpus, and metacarpals where the hand is attached to the arm; the carpus in a narrow sense. Wiktionary