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Metacarpal bone

Known as: Bones, Metacarpal, metacarpus, Metacarpal 
The five cylindrical bones of the METACARPUS, articulating with the CARPAL BONES proximally and the PHALANGES OF FINGERS distally.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Horse domestication revolutionized transport, communications, and warfare in prehistory, yet the identification of early… Expand
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Background: Bone loss and hypovitaminosis D are reported in patients taking antiepileptic drugs, but little is known about… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In order to assess the presence of tuberculosis in Pleistocene bison and the origin of tuberculosis in North America, 2 separate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
offerosclerosis and osteoporosis are major causes of morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women and have been suggested to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Turner syndrome is characterized by short stature and is frequently associated with a variable spectrum of somatic features… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Split-hand/split-foot malformation (SHFM), a limb malformation involving the central rays of the autopod and presenting with… Expand
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Severe osteogenesis imperfecta is a disorder characterized by osteopenia, frequent fractures, progressive deformity… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
We report on six infants with a neonatally lethal malformation syndrome of hypothalamic hamartoblastoma, postaxial polydactyly… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
As shown in 56 human embryos and fetuses between 15 and 104 mm in crown-rump length, "adult" metacarpal-phalangeal length… Expand
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Highly Cited
1960
Highly Cited
1960
Summary 1. A new procedure is described for the radiological assessment of osteoporosis. 2. This method depends upon the… Expand
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