carpus

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin carpus, from Ancient Greek καρπός (karpós, wrist).

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carpus (plural carpi)

  1. (anatomy) The group of bones that make up the wrist.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καρπός (karpós).

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Noun[edit]

carpus m (genitive carpī); second declension

  1. (New Latin, anatomy) carpus, wrist
    • 1706, Philip Verheyen, Corporis humani anatomia, Tractatus VI Caput XIII, page 270:
      [] sic ut circa carpum appareant quatuor distincti tendines, qui per omnia quatuor digitorum internodia quadantenus extenduntur.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative carpus carpī
Genitive carpī carpōrum
Dative carpō carpīs
Accusative carpum carpōs
Ablative carpō carpīs
Vocative carpe carpī

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  • English: carpus