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|Origins||Carpal bones of wrist|
|Articulations||Carpometacarpal, intermetacarpal, metacarpophalangeal|
|Anatomical terms of bone|
The metacarpus is the intermediate part of the hand skeleton. It is between the phalanges (bones of the fingers) distally and the carpals which form the connection to the forearm. The metacarpus consists of metacarpal bones.