The latter it flexes in turn on the metacarpus.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
Common examples are in fractures of the metacarpus and metatarsus of the first phalanx.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
Relating to the metacarpus.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The extremity of the metacarpus was applied to the ground.
"Dragons of the Air" by H. G. Seeley
It is, with relation to other regions, short in proportion as the metacarpus is elongated, and as the number of digits is lessened.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
The ball had pierced my hand by the metacarpus under the index finger, and had broken the first phalanges.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. V (of VI), "In London and Moscow" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The sagittal crest is less marked; the fifth digit is reduced to a tiny nodule representing the metacarpus.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard