Metacarpus - Metacarpus

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Description

The metacarpus is the intermediate part of the hand skeleton that is located between the phalanges (bones of the fingers) and the carpus which forms the connection to the forearm. The metacarpus consists of metacarpal bones. Its equivalent in the foot is the metatarsus.


Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Parts of human body > Upper limb > Hand > Metacarpus

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