from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or near the carpus.
- n. A bone of the carpus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the eight bones of the wrist (carpus).
- adj. Of or pertaining to the carpus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the carpus, or wrist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the carpus or wrist.
- In entomology, pertaining to the carpus or pterostigma of an insect's wing.
- n. Any one of the bones of the wrist or carpus; a carpale.
- n. In ichthyology, same as actinost.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
- adj. of or relating to the wrist
There are tiny bones, tendons and nerves that all come together in one little area called the carpal tunnel to provide us with our wrist and hand functioning.
Before there was anything called carpal-tunnel syndrome, there must have been cramped-finger syndrome.
The thought of someone clicking through that many sites by hand makes me want to cry and call the carpal tunnel specialist… ;
Properly called the carpal trochlea (or trochlea carpalis, if you prefer), this structure allows the hand to fold up tightly close to the ulna.
The complaint, known as carpal tunnel syndrome, causes pain and a burning sensation in the hand and fingers.
NAM has also demanded the overhaul of the Family and Medical Leave Act because employees abuse it, and argued that employees who suffer from repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome aren't really disabled.
He may even have some modern ailment such as carpal tunnel.
The purpose of the study was to observe early changes in nerves caused by repetitive strain that lead to chronic pain and eventual degenerative problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, tennis elbow or other serious neural and musculoskeletal injuries.
Department of Labor (DOL), the incidence of repetitive motion injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, among poultry processing workers is five times the rate seen in manufacturing in general.
"digital reinforcements" leather on the palm-side of the fingers; "Amara" microfiber leather on the palms, which gives a good feel for the grips; and even a touch of gel in a small pad that is interestingly placed at the center of the heel of the hand over the lunate carpal, which is probably the area that would hit the ground first.