wrist bone

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Noun1.wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primateswrist 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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But further research showed that the Yi qi and Ambopteryx longibrachium had membranous wings and a long, pointed wrist bone.
The dinosaur, named Ambopteryx longibrachium, lived 163 million years ago during the Jurassic Period and took flight with membranous wings made of skin supported by a long, pointed wrist bone, dramatically different from the distinctive feathered wings of birds.
The fact that it angles away means it tends to bash against your wrist bone far less often, too.
Conteadded that defender David Luiz, who fractured a wrist bone against Arsenal at the weekend, would be available for next week's Champions League clash in Spain.
Worrall (pictured below) crashed heavily while riding for Belle Vue at Rye House on Wednesday and suffered an injury to the same hand on which he fractured a wrist bone two months ago.
It was not my fault, but I wasn't wearing a seat belt, which resulted in dislocation of my right arm; my right wrist bone was shattered," Al Malek, who has been driving for five years, said.
Such a result has been achieved by applying and quantitatively evaluating the proposed method to a set of real tomographic sequences from healthy subjects and by choosing as a cost function a direct volumetric comparison of a wrist bone acquired at two different times.
The only similarities between them are that they are both native to China, their diet consists mainly of bamboo, and they have a modified wrist bone which can be used as an extra thumb.
Garlick has been limited to playing in only 10 games this season due to a broken wrist bone ...
SCOTTISH Derby finalist Bubbly Razldazl, withdrawn from last year's Wimbledon version with a tendon problem and out of action since midsummer having then chipped a wrist bone in a Hove trial, is on the comeback trail, writes Jonathan Kay.
In "The Great Divide" the big, bull child (as he is called by his father) "enters his first real rodeo at thirteen in Glasgow and on from there, three broken fingers, a broken ankle, broken clavicle, and a cracked wrist bone. Otherwise unharmed, he knows the taste of blood, fights men twice his age while going to bars with his father.