Anatomy: Hand

The adult human hand consists of 27 bones.

Spanish translation: mano

 Fingers 

 14 phalanges 

 Carpals 
 8 bones 
 Metacarpals 
 5 bones 

8 Carpals bones:

1) Scaphoid

2) Lunate

3) Triquetrum

4) Pisiform

proximal row

carpals

5) Trapezium

6) Trapezoid

7) Capitate

8) Hamate

distal row 

carpals

Articulations found between phalanges are known as interphalangeal joints. 

IP joint: interphalangeal

DIP joints: distal interphalangeal joints

PIP joints: proximal interphalangeal joints

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