Anatomy: Hand

The adult human hand consists of 27 bones.

Spanish translation: mano

8 Carpals bones:

1) Scaphoid

2) Lunate

3) Triquetrum

4) Pisiform

proximal row


5) Trapezium

6) Trapezoid

7) Capitate

8) Hamate

distal row 


Articulations found between phalanges are known as interphalangeal joints. 

IP joint: interphalangeal

DIP joints: distal interphalangeal joints

PIP joints: proximal interphalangeal joints


 14 phalanges 

 8 bones 
 5 bones