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 for Carpus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Carpus \Car"pus\ (k[aum]r"p[u^]s), n.; pl. Carpi
     (k[aum]r"p[imac]). [NL., fr. Gr. karpo`s wrist.] (Anat.)
     The wrist; the bones or cartilages between the forearm, or
     antibrachium, and the hand or forefoot; in man, consisting of
     eight short bones disposed in two rows.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a joint between the distal end of the radius and the
           proximal row of carpal bones [syn: wrist, carpus,
           wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Carpus, fruit; fruitful

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