English to Afrikaans Meaning :: carpal

Carpal :
karpale
- karpaleKarpale
 

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Noun(1) any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
Adjective(1) of or relating to the wrist

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(1) The transverse carpal (Karpos is a wrist in Greek) ligament keeps the tendons of the long bending muscles of the fingers and the median nerve from breaking free from the wrist bones.(2) An alternative approach is to place the injection proximal to the carpal tunnel, rather than directly in it.(3) Other studies have shown that hepatitis seems to occur along with rheumatoid arthritis and its symptoms, such as carpal tunnel and inflammation of tendons in the hand.(4) The operation (carpal tunnel release) involves cutting the carpal ligament to make more space for the nerves and tendons in the carpal tunnel.(5) A single injection of corticosteroids into or near the carpal tunnel may improve mild symptoms.(6) The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway in your wrist that protects the nerves and tendons that extend into your hand.(7) Common surgical procedures during which a patient may be allowed to wear select personal clothing items are cataract extractions and carpal tunnel releases.(8) Bounded by bones and ligaments, the carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway - about as big around as your thumb - located on the palm side of your wrist.(9) There are eight carpal bones in the wrist, five metacarpals, and 14 nonsesamoid bones that comprise the phalanges.(10) The carpal tunnel consists of some tissues (the transverse carpal ligament and 9 flexor tendons) that surround the median nerve as it passes through the wrist and palm area.(11) The median nerve begins in the neck and runs underneath the collarbone, across the armpit and down the full length of the arm before it passes through a narrow passageway in the wrist called the carpal tunnel.(12) The median nerve can become pinched at the carpal tunnel, which is a small canal, or space, near the base of the palm of your hand.(13) There are 8 bones in your wrist called carpal bones.(14) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when tissues and ligaments in the carpal tunnel of the wrist become thickened, swollen or inflamed and put excessive pressure on the median nerve, which passes through the tunnel.(15) Fluid was found in the carpal tunnel when it was decompressed.(16) Using a magnetic-resonance scanner, the team found that the median nerve in the wrist's carpal tunnel was in danger of being trapped when repetitive hand movements are made in a confined posture.
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(1) carpal tunnel syndrome ::
karpale tonnel sindroom
Synonyms
Noun
1. carpal bone ::
karpale been
2. wrist bone ::
pols been
Different Forms
carpal, carpals
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