Metacarpal bones

The meta-carpal bones are a group of 5 bones in the hand.

The location of the meta-carpal bones are indicated in the diagram. They articulate with the carpal bones of the wrist.

 

For more information about the adjacent bones see hand bones and arm bones.

More about Hand and Arm Bones:

This website includes many pages about bones and the skeletal system. The following pages may be of interest. These also link to further pages about related topics such as specific types of fractures, bone diseases and so on.

For further information see also our pages of books about orthopaedics.

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