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metacarpophalangeal joint


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Condyloid joint between the rounded distal head of a metacarpal and the concave proximal end of a phalanx that forms a knuckle in the hand. The movements normally performed by this joint are extension, flexion, abduction, and adduction.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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