hamate bone

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Noun1.hamate bone - the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingershamate bone - the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates

ha·mate bone

n. hueso medio del carpo de la muñeca.
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In 2010, Pedroia suffered a broken foot and after the 2007 season, when he was Rookie of the Year, Pedroia had a broken left hamate bone surgically repaired.
Antonelli had only played one game in 2010 and just 59 in 2009 -- all while battling a broken hamate bone in his wrist.
However, fans can look forward to the return of third baseman Pablo Sandoval, recovering from a hamate bone injury.
Oregon State catcher Andrew Susac, who returned last week from a broken hamate bone in his left hand, could also be selected in the first round.
Anatomically, a variation in the hook of the hamate bone (part of the floor in the carpal tunnel) was more often found in study subjects with CTS compared with the group without CTS.
He subsequently underwent surgery to remove the hook of the hamate bone in his right hand.
Palm padding helps unload stress on the hamate bone, where injuries frequently occur in sports that use a club, bat, or racquet," Dr.
Another factor for Giants' fans to look forward to is the return of Pablo Sandoval from his hamate bone injury.