Carpal angle
Carpal Car"pal, a. [From {Carpus}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the carpus, or wrist. -- n. One of the bones or cartilages of the carpus; a carpale. [1913 Webster]

{Carpal angle} (Zo["o]l.), the angle at the last joint of the folded wing of a bird. [1913 Webster] ||


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