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Metacarpal Bones MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Metacarpal Bones
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.087.319.550
Unique ID
D050279
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050279
Annotation
do not confuse with METACARPUS, the anatomical region
Scope Note
The five cylindrical bones of the METACARPUS, articulating with the CARPAL BONES proximally and the PHALANGES OF FINGERS distally.
Entry Term(s)
Metacarpals
NLM Classification #
WE 830
Previous Indexing
Metacarpus (1965-2005)
See Also
Metacarpus
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Metacarpal Bones Preferred
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