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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Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow says doctors removed the hook of the hamate bone, which was broken before Gurriel arrived at camp.
Furthermore, although there are several specialized views to help visualize the hamate bone radiographically, negative plain films do not rule out acute fracture.
Case report 740: Giant cell tumor of the hamate bone.
The 6-foot-4, 250-pound rookie popped 23 homers and led Miami with 73 RBI, partially offsetting the loss of Giancarlo Stanton, the club's top run producer, who required season-ending hamate bone surgery in June.
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.