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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones;
[syn: wrist, carpus, wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio radiocarpea]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carpus \Car"pus\ (k[aum]r"p[u^]s), n.; pl. Carpi (k[aum]r"p[imac]). [NL., fr. Gr. karpo`s wrist.] (Anat.) The wrist; the bones or cartilages between the forearm, or antibrachium, and the hand or forefoot; in man, consisting of eight short bones disposed in two rows. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

carpus n 1: a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones [syn: wrist, carpus, wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio radiocarpea]
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's):

Carpus, fruit; fruitful