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lunate

 [loo´nāt]
1. moon-shaped or crescentic.
2. the lunate bone; see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.

lu·nate

(lū'nāt), [TA]
1. Synonym(s): lunar (2)
2. Relating to the lunate bone.

lunate

/lu·nate/ (loo´nāt)
1. moon-shaped or crescentic.
2. lunate bone.

lunate

adjective Lunar, crescentic.
 
noun Lunate bone; os lunatum [[NA6]].

lu·nate

(lū'nāt) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): lunar (2) .
2. Relating to the lunate bone.

lunate

1. moon-shaped or crescentic.
2. the lunate bone. See Table 10.
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By observing the nutrient foramina (a kind of tubular passage on cortex) on palmar and dorsal sides of the lunate images layer by layer, the number of nutrient foramina with/without enhanced arteries was recorded [Figure 1].
4) The diagnosis relies heavily on clinical examination and secondary radiographic studies, and has been classified based on pathoanatomical change resulting from progressive deterioration of the TFCC, as well as degenerative changes within the dome of the ulnar head, lunate, triquetrum, and lunotriquetral ligament (LTIL).
5) in head; caudal fin strongly lunate in males, truncate to rounded in females, fin length 1.
Since the most apparent predisposing factor of disease is the unsteady blood supply to the lunate, newer modalities such as vascularized bone grafts, which improve direct lunate revascularization, may arrest the progression of collapse.
The true incidence of lunate dislocation is unknown, but the carpal dislocations are estimated to account for 10% of all wrist injuries3.
Through extended standard carpal tunnel release approach to mid-part of the forearm, after carpal tunnel release, lunate and proximal scaphoid with bony fragments were found.
SEM observation exhibited that slippery zone of the pitchers was covered by plenty of lunate cells and relatively dense and irregular wax layer (Fig.
However, it should be noted that contemporary Iron Age sites throughout the area are amply documented by dates and material culture (shell middens, the lunate lithic technique, and C-14 dates).
In extant primate brains, this is manifest by the position of the lunate sulcus, the anterior boundary of the primary visual striate cortex.
Dionysus, lunate, horned like the moon, as well as lunatic; or the horned Moses: cornuta facies ex consortio serrnonis Domini.
The lunate carpal bone wedges between the deformed distal radial ulnar joint are slightly subluxed.
The proximal row of carpals includes the scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum and the pisiform; with the distal row containing the trapezium, trapezoid, capitate and hamate.