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n.1.(Anat.) See Unciform.
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Carpal tunnel is an anatomical compartment in the wrist, which includes the median nerve and flexor tendons inside, surrounded by the carpal bones scaphoid, trapezium, and hamatum that form an arch.
Phalen (wrist flexion) and reverse-Phalen (wrist extension) refer to the pressure increase inside the canal as a result of the shrinkage of carpal tunnel cross section at hamatum level with wrist flexion and extension [25, 48].
Plocamium hamatum and its monoterpenes: chemical and biological investigations of the tropical marine red alga.