The wrist has eight carpal bones. In humans, these are small and angular in shape and structure. In quadruped animals, such as horses and cows, the carpals are also present on the knee area of the foreleg. More »

The carpal, or wrist, bones are commonly memorized with the help of mnemonics. One of the most common is Some Lovers Try Positions That They Can't Handle. More »

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes tingling, numbness and other symptoms in the arm and hand. The cause is a pinched nerve in the wrist, according to Mayo Clinic. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The carpal bones in the proximal row from medial to lateral are the pisiform, triquetral, lunate and the scaphoid bones. The proximal and distal rows make up the carpus, which is the area between the metacarpals and the ... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

Each wrist has eight carpal bones arranged in two rows. This group of bones joins the long bones in the forearm, which are called the radius and ulna. More »

The anatomy of the wrist consists of eight carpal bones, connecting to the ulna and radius at the proximal end and five metacarpal bones at the distal end, and a complex network of overlapping muscles, ligaments, tendons... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

The function of the carpals is to allow for the easy and free movement of the wrist. There are eight carpal bones: the scaphoid, the capitate, the trapezium, the trapezoid, the lunate, the triquetral, the pisiform and th... More »