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
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ha·mate bone

n. hueso medio del carpo de la muñeca.
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Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez will have surgery for a fractured hamate bone in his right hand and has been placed on the injured list, the team announced Sunday.
In another study, CSA of the median nerve at pisiform, hamate bone levels, and at the distal wrist crease and the AP diameter of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel and wrist-to-forearm ratio (WFR) showed significant differences between the patient and control groups.
He was hitting .271 with six homers and a .734 OPS in 84 games when a broken hamate bone ended his season on July 19.
Furthermore, although there are several specialized views to help visualize the hamate bone radiographically, negative plain films do not rule out acute fracture.
Another 1.5 mm fixator pin was inserted from the ulnar base of the fifth metacarpal to the hamate bone obliquely (Figure 3(b)).
Case report 740: Giant cell tumor of the hamate bone. Skeletal Radiol 1992;21(5):335-8.
Chronic traumas to the hypothenar eminence in professionally predisposed individuals (drivers, mechanics, bricklayers, carpenters), or those engaged in a number of sports (such as golf, tennis, extreme martial arts, baseball in Anglo-Saxon countries) cause chronic pressure of the ulnar artery against the hamulus (uncinate process) of the hamate bone [2-4].
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.