Hand Bones

bones of the hand

posterior (dorsal hand)

The bones of the hand consist of 14 phalanges, 5 metacarpals, and 8 carpals.

The carpal bones are the:

1. trapezium
2. trapezoid
3. capitate
4. hamate
5. pisiform (not shown)
6. triquetrum
7. lunate
8. scaphoid