wrist bone

wrist bone
any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
Syn: ↑carpal bone, ↑carpal
Hypernyms: ↑bone, ↑os
Part Holonyms: ↑wrist, ↑carpus, ↑wrist joint, ↑radiocarpal joint, ↑articulatio radiocarpea

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