Hand Bones


The hand of a human body comprises 54 bones, which are segregated into three different regions – the palm, the finger, and the wrist. The prime function of the hand is to enable the body in manipulating with the environment, in terms of holding and touching objects. Besides, the fingertips constitute one of the thickest regions of nerve endings within the human body. Scaphoid, lunate, triquetral, pisiform, trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, and hamate, refers to the wrist (carpal) bones. Both hands consists of five metacarpal bones each, making it 10 metacarpal bones in the entire human skeletal body, located in between the carpus and phalanges (fingers); the latter consisting of the proximal phalanges, intermediate phalanges, and distal phalanges.

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