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Metacarpal Bones: Anterior (Palmar) View

Metacarpal Bone Anatomy on Palmar View:

Metacarpal Bones: (Gr., meta, beyond + karpos, wrist) – five bones found in palm of hand. Numbering of bones begins on thumb side.

  1. image description1st metacarpal
Anterior view of hand
1st metacarpal bone
1st metacarpal bone
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  1. image description2nd metacarpal
Anterior view of hand
2nd metacarpal bone
2nd metacarpal bone
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  1. image description3rd metacarpal
Anterior view of hand
3rd metacarpal bone
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  1. image description4th metacarpal
Anterior view of hand
4th metacarpal bone
4th metacarpal bone
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  1. image description5th metacarpal
Anterior view of hand
5th metacarpal bone
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