The wrist the bones or cartilages between your forearm or antibrachium and also the hand or forefoot in guy consisting of eight brief bones disposed in 2 rows
- a joint amongst the distal end regarding the radius as well as the proximal line of carpal bones
- The wrist; the bones or cartilages amongst the forearm, or antibrachium, therefore the hand or forefoot; in guy, consisting of eight brief bones disposed in two rows.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: feminine
1670s, from contemporary Latin carpus, from Greek karpos "wrist," from PIE *kwerp- "to make, revolve" (see wharf).
In the carpus the scaphoid and lunar are welded, but the centrale remains distinct.