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Re: Semi-lunate carpal block
At 09:56 PM 7/31/97 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 97-07-31 20:23:07 EDT, email@example.com (Jeff
><< I thought I read on the list that
> the difference between the "semi-lunate" carpal block in maniraptoriformes
> and maniraptors is that in maniraptors the bones of the block are fused,
> while in m.formes they are not. Is this true? >>
>If they're not fused ancestrally in maniraptoriformes, how can they form a
They could act functionally as a single unit.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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