What is carpal?

  • (noun): Any of the eight small bones of the wrist.
    Synonyms: carpal bone, wrist bone
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on carpal:

Palmar Carpal Branch Of Ulnar Artery
... The palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery (volar carpal branch) is a small vessel which crosses the front of the carpus beneath the tendons of the Flexor digitorum profundus ... forearm radial recurrent wrist/carpus dorsal carpal branch palmar carpal branch hand superficial palmar branch princeps pollicis Radialis indices artery ...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
... Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is an entrapment median neuropathy, causing paresthesia, pain, numbness, and other symptoms in the distribution of the median nerve due to its compression at the wrist in the ... compression of the median nerve traveling through the carpal tunnel ... Pain in carpal tunnel syndrome is primarily numbness that is so intense that it wakes one from sleep ...
Hamulus Of Hamate Bone
... It forms the ulnar border of the carpal tunnel ... process gives attachment, by its apex, to the transverse carpal ligament and the Flexor carpi ulnaris by its medial surface to the Flexor digiti minimi brevis and Opponens digiti minimi its lateral ... eminences on the front of the carpus to which the transverse carpal ligament of the wrist is attached the others being the pisiform medially, the oblique ridge of the ...
Palmar Carpal Arch
... The palmar carpal arch is an anatomical term that denotes the combination (anastomosis) of two arteries the palmar carpal branch of the radial artery and the palmar ... branches from the deep palmar arch below, thus forming a palmar carpal network which supplies the articulations of the wrist and carpus ...
Palmar Carpal Ligament
... The palmar carpal ligament (also volar carpal ligament) is a term that is often used in anatomy to describe the thickened portion of antebrachial ... The palmar carpal ligament is a different structure than the flexor retinaculum of the hand, but the two are frequently confused ... The palmar carpal ligament lies superficial and proximal to the flexor retinaculum ...

More definitions of "carpal":

  • (adj): Of or relating to the wrist.
    Example: "Carpal tunnel syndrome"