SYN: midcarpal.

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me·dio·car·pal .mēd-ē-ō-'kär-pəl adj located between the two rows of the bones of the carpus <the \mediocarpal joint>

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me·dio·car·pal (me″de-o-kahrґpəl) midcarpal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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