The wrist has 8 carpal bones and 4 articulations or joints.


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Trapezium | Trapezoid | Capitate | Hamate | Scaphoid | Lunate | Triquetrum | Pisiform | Carpometacarpal Joint | Intercarpal Joints | Midcarpal Joint | Radiocarpal Joint | Metacarpals | Phalanges | Arches | Bone and Joint Structure | Help | Hand Kinesiology

Lorie Richards and Janice Loudon, University of Kansas Medical Center, School of Allied Health,
Occupational and Physical Therapy Education, October 1997