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pi·si·form

 (pī′sə-fôrm′)
adj.
Resembling a pea in size or shape.
n.
A small bone at the junction of the ulna and the carpus.

[Latin pīsum, pea; see pea + -form.]

pisiform

(ˈpɪsɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Biology) zoology botany resembling a pea
n
(Anatomy) a small pealike bone on the ulnar side of the carpus
[C18: via New Latin from Latin pīsum pea + forma shape]

pisiform

- Shaped like a pea.
See also related terms for pea.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pisiform - a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetralpisiform - a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
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Pisiform bones can found on which part the human body?
Harris (1) described an epiphyseal centre in the pisiform bones of sub-human primates and its implications on whether the pisiform should be considered as a sesamoid bone.
An isolated dislocation of pisiform bone is a very uncommon traumatic lesion.