"Metacarpal Bones" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The five cylindrical bones of the METACARPUS, articulating with the CARPAL BONES proximally and the PHALANGES OF FINGERS distally.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Metacarpal Bones" by people in Profiles.
Ontogenetic changes to metacarpal trabecular bone structure in mountain and western lowland gorillas. J Anat. 2022 07; 241(1):82-100.
Systemic patterns of trabecular bone across the human and chimpanzee skeleton. J Anat. 2018 04; 232(4):641-656.
Imaging Diagnosis of Solitary Tumors of the Phalanges and Metacarpals of the Hand. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Jul; 205(1):106-15.
Human evolution. Response to Comment on "Human-like hand use in Australopithecus africanus". Science. 2015 Jun 05; 348(6239):1101.
Human evolution. Human-like hand use in Australopithecus africanus. Science. 2015 Jan 23; 347(6220):395-9.
Trabecular bone structure correlates with hand posture and use in hominoids. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e78781.
Costal osteochondral grafting as a treatment method for avascular necrosis of the ring finger metacarpal: a case report. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2014 Mar; 39(3):320-1.
Injections for trapeziometacarpal osteoarthrosis. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Jun; 35(6):1007-9.