Sentence Examples


  • Tail of moderate length, thick at the base and tapering towards the apex, clothed with short hair_ First hind toe (including the metacarpal bone) absent.
  • First toe represented by a minute rudiment of a metacarpal bone; the fourth by a metacarpal and two small phalanges without a claw, and not reaching the middle of the metacarpal of the third; fifth entirely absent.
  • Each forelimb cannon bone in ruminants is derived by the enlargement and fusion of the third and fourth metacarpal bones.
  • Five hours later and a diagnosis of broken metacarpal (3rd) knuckle, ho hum off I toddled home !
  • The bone specimen tested in this report was the equine third metacarpal or cannon bone.

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