carpal tunnel etymology

English word carpal tunnel comes from English carpal

Detailed word origin of carpal tunnel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carpal English (eng) Of or pertaining to the carpus. (anatomy) Any of the eight bones of the wrist (carpus).
carpal tunnel English (eng) (anatomy) A fibro-osseous passageway on the palmar side of the wrist that connects the distal forearm to the middle compartment of the deep plane of the palm.