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The four bones of the wing finger measure, from the point where the first bone bends upon the metacarpus, less than 18 inches.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
The chief point of variation from the Pterodactyle wing is in the relative length of the metacarpus in Dimorphodon.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
The whole finger is preserved in other specimens straightened out so as to be in line with the metacarpus.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
The manner in which the third (large) metacarpus is fractured, largely determines the outcome in any given case.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
In simple fracture, the metacarpus is covered with enough cotton to pad the parts, and this is retained in position by bandages.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
In Palamedea and some other birds the metacarpus bears a bony outgrowth, which when sheathed in horn forms a spur.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The hand has a short metacarpus and long fingers, the thumb well separated, and the little finger hooked in Fiorenzos manner.
PINTORICCHIOEVELYN MARCH PHILLIPPS
Ganglia are also met with on the dorsum of the metacarpus and on the palmar aspect of the wrist.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
Common examples are in fractures of the metacarpus and metatarsus of the first phalanx.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
(b) a middle row called respectively the metacarpus and metatarsus.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS

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