Description

The dorsal and palmar metacarpal ligaments pass transversely from one bone to another on the dorsal and volar surfaces of the bases of the second, third, fourth and fifth metacarpal bones that articulate with one another by small surfaces covered with cartilage.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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