In anatomia humani, articulatio radiocarpea varie definitur ut 1) carpus vel ossa carpi est, complexus octo ossium formante proximum segmentum manu; articulus carpus vel articulus radiocarpalus, id est, articulus inter radium et carpus; regio saepiens carpum, includens partes antebrachium proxima manu et partes metacarpium.
↑Behnke 2006, p. 76. "The wrist contains eight bones, roughly aligned in two rows, known as the carpal bones."
↑ 2.02.1Moore 2006, p. 485. "The wrist (carpus), the proximal segment of the hand, is a complex of eight carpal bones. The carpus articulates proximally with the forearm at the wrist joint and distally with the five metacarpals. The joints formed by the carpus include the wrist (radiocarpal joint), intercarpal, carpometacarpal and intermetacarpal joints. Augmenting movement at the wrist joint, the rows of carpals glide on each other [...] "