carpal bone


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Related to carpal bone: metacarpal bone, tarsal bone
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Noun1.carpal bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primatescarpal bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
navicular, os scaphoideum, scaphoid bone - the largest wrist bone on the thumb side
lunate bone, os lunatum, semilunar bone - one of the eight small wrist bones
cuneiform bone, os triquetrum, pyramidal bone, triquetral, triquetral bone - a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones
os pisiforme, pisiform, pisiform bone - a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral
os trapezium, trapezium bone, trapezium - the wrist bone on the thumb side of the hand that articulates with the 1st and 2nd metacarpals
os trapezoideum, trapezoid bone, trapezoid - the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones
capitate, capitate bone, os capitatum - the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
hamate, hamate bone, os hamatum, unciform bone - the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers
articulatio radiocarpea, carpus, radiocarpal joint, wrist, wrist joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
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"Sure enough, when he came back into the parade ring he was on three legs and the carpal bone, which sits right behind the knee, had literally exploded.
Dempsey said: "He shattered his carpal bone in Killarney last year and it looked like the end of the road for him.
Among the discoveries was an elephant's carpal bone in Tayma, one of the oldest settlements in the Kingdom, during the 15th century.
An elephant's carpal bone, located five metres from the tusk, was also discovered in the same sand layer at the excavation site.
An elephant's carpal bone, located five meters from the tusk, was also discovered in the same sand layer at the excavation site.
(1) Scaphoid fractures are the most common carpal bone fracture among all age groups, but account for only 0.4% of all pediatric fractures.
The word scaphoid is derived from the Greek work scaphoides which means "boat-shaped." This accurately describes the shape of this carpal bone, which includes articular cartilage covering the majority of its surface.
It has been reported, although quite rare to have multiple distinct nidi within a carpal bone [4], most common localization of an osteoid osteoma is in the lower extremities with more than half of the cases reported occurring in the femur and tibia.
Computed tomographic documentation of a comminuted fourth carpal bone fractures associated with carpal instability treated by partial carpal arthrodesis in an Arabian Filly.
The volumes of interest (VOIs) referring to a given carpal bone are thus created, consisting of the binary volumes [b.sub.I](x, y, z) and [b.sub.II](x,y,z), which represent hereinafter the starting point for the feature descriptor computation.
"She ran to a very high standard as a three-year-old, but unfortunately she fractured her carpal bone early as a four-yearold when she was being prepared for the Lansdown Listed Fillies' race at Bath and had to have the whole year off.