carpal etymology

English word carpal comes from Latin carpalis ((New Latin) carpal (of or relating to the wrist).)

Detailed word origin of carpal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carpalis Latin (lat) (New Latin) carpal (of or relating to the wrist).
carpal English (eng) Of or pertaining to the carpus. (anatomy) Any of the eight bones of the wrist (carpus).

Words with the same origin as carpal

Descendants of carpalis
carpal tunnel