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Metacarpophalangeal joint

Introduction: Metacarpophalangeal joint

Description of Metacarpophalangeal joint

Metacarpophalangeal joint: a joint of a finger when the fist is closed.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Metacarpophalangeal joint: The articulation between a metacarpal bone and a phalanx.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Metacarpophalangeal joint: The articulation between a metacarpal bone and a phalanx.
Source: MeSH 2007

Metacarpophalangeal joint: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Metacarpophalangeal joint:

Terms associated with Metacarpophalangeal joint:

Terms Similar to Metacarpophalangeal joint:

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Metacarpophalangeal joint:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Metacarpophalangeal joint

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Metacarpophalangeal joint

The following list attempts to classify Metacarpophalangeal joint into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • articulatio synovialis,diarthrosis,synovial joint
  • articulatio,articulation,joint
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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