Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 26 On the Metacarpus

[Comments on the Figures of Chapter 26]

The figures for this chapter are to be found in the first and second figures of the preceding chapter, representing the hand and therefore the metacarpus (marked I, II, III, IIII). The first figure of the chapter which follows will represent at the letter A the metacarpal that supports the index finger, free of other bones.



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 26 On the Metacarpus