Metacarpal bones

Metacarpal Bones: The five cylindrical bones of the Metacarpus, articulating with the Carpal Bones proximally and the Phalanges Of Fingers distally.1

Types

Types may include:2

Types of Metacarpal Bone:

  • Metacarpal Bone Digit 1
  • Metacarpal Bone Digit 2
  • Metacarpal Bone Digit 3
  • Metacarpal Bone Digit 4
  • Metacarpal Bone Digit 5


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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus

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