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American English: /ˌmɛdəˈkɑrpəl/
British English: /ˌmɛtəˈkɑːp(ə)l/

Translation of metacarpal in Spanish:


  • hueso (masculine) metacarpiano
    del metacarpo
    Example sentences
    • There are eight carpal bones in the wrist, five metacarpals, and 14 nonsesamoid bones that comprise the phalanges.
    • The needle enters just proximal to the first metacarpal on the extensor surface.
    • Radiographs showed no fracture of the wrist, metacarpals or other bones.
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