lunate bone


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lunate bone

n.
The second of three bones forming the proximal row of bones in the wrist. Also called semilunar bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lunate bone - one of the eight small wrist boneslunate bone - one of the eight small wrist bones  
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
Translations
semilunaire
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For the nutrient foramina without enhanced arteries, Pichler and Putz [16] studied the venous drainage of the lunate bone with epoxy injection through an artificial intraosseous canal, which suggested that there might be veins and/or nerves passing through the nutrient foramina without enhanced arteries.
Intraoperatively, there was a safe subchondral placement of the longitudinally inserted compression screw at the lunate bone (Figure 2(c)).
INTRODUCTION: Kienbocks disease is osteonecrosis of lunate bone, it progresses slowly to various stages of disease, eventually lunate bone collapses, altering surrounding carpal bone architecture.
I suffered from Kienbock's disease, which is a breakdown of the lunate bone in the wrist when I started bodybuilding in 2006 in Australia.
Kienbock's disease is an unusual problem that causes osteonecrosis and collapse of the lunate bone, which leads to chronic dysfunction and pain.
1) It has been defined as a specific form of osteonecrosis affecting the lunate bone of the carpus.
In lunate dislocation, there is disruption between the lunate bone and the lunate fossa of the radius.