anatomical snuffbox


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anatomical snuffbox

n
(Anatomy) the triangular depression on the back of the hand between the thumb and the index finger
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On physical examination, there was tenderness in the anatomical snuffbox and a painful range of motion of the wrist.
On examination there was no obvious swelling or deformity and no anatomical snuffbox tenderness.
Pointers to a suspected scaphoid fracture are extreme tenderness over the anatomical snuffbox.
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