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Meaning of CARPAL

Pronunciation:  'kârpul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of the eight small bones of the wrist
  2. [adj]  of or relating to the wrist; "Carpal tunnel syndrome"

CARPAL is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: carpal bone, wrist bone
 See Also: articulatio radiocarpea, bone, capitate, capitate bone, carpus, cuneiform bone, hamate, hamate bone, lunate bone, navicular, os, os capitatum, os hamatum, os lunatum, os pisiforme, os scaphoideum, os trapezium, os trapezoideum, os triquetrum, pisiform, pisiform bone, pyramidal bone, radiocarpal joint, scaphoid bone, semilunar bone, trapezium, trapezium bone, trapezoid, trapezoid bone, triquetral, triquetral bone, unciform bone, wrist, wrist joint



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car"pal\, a. [From {Carpus}.] (Anat.)
Of or pertaining to the carpus, or wrist. -- n. One of the
bones or cartilages of the carpus; a carpale.

{Carpal angle} (Zo["o]l.), the angle at the last joint of the
   folded wing of a bird.