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RE: semilunate carpal
> I have a question: why was the semilunate carpal beneficial to
One possibility: it allows a big hand to be able to be tucked next to the
body while not in use.
Thankyou for the answer Dr Holtz. But what does this have to do with
I had thought that the semilunate carpal may have something to do with the
hand being swung (swivelled) in a "predatory arc". As the arms came forward
and downward (the "predatory stroke" of the forelimb) the wrists snapped
inward, allowing the hands to grasp the prey.
Please correct me if I'm wrong.....
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