pisiform


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Related to pisiform: hamate, trapezoid bone

pisiform

 [pi´sĭ-form]
resembling a pea in size and shape.

pis·i·form

(pis'i-fōrm), [TA]
Pea-shaped or pea-sized.
[L. pisum, pea, + forma, appearance]

pisiform

/pi·si·form/ (pi´sĭ-form) resembling a pea in shape and size.

pisiform

(pī′sə-fôrm′)
adj.
Resembling a pea in size or shape.
n.
A small bone at the junction of the ulna and the carpus.

pisiform

[pī′sifôrm, pē′-]
Etymology: L, pisum, pea, forma
pea-shaped.

pisiform

adjective Pea-shaped, pea-sized.
 
noun Pisiform bone; os pisiformis [NA].

pis·i·form

(pis'i-fōrm) [TA]
In the shape or size of a pea.
[L. pisum, pea, + forma, appearance]

pisiform

1. Resembling a pea.
2. The pea-shaped bone of the wrist near the lower end of the ULNA.

pisiform

1. resembling a pea in size and shape.
2. the accessory carpal bone.
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We report this case of isolated pisiform fracture on account of its rarity, propensity to be missed and unfamiliarity of many general orthopaedic surgeons with this rare condition.
8) Tenderness of the TFCC during palpation distal to the ulnar styloid and proximal to the pisiform, between the tendons of the ECU and flexor carpi ulnaris (FCU) indicates a positive ulnar fovea sign.
Its tendon began at almost same level as that of ulnar head, passed distally on the lateral aspect of the tendon of the ulnar head and slightly proximal to the wrist the two tendons joined together to form a common tendon which ended in the pisiform bone (Fig.
A hypothetical case involving a very stiff, non irritable lower cervical joint was selected as it was thought to be the area of the spine where clinicians would use the maximum force through their thumbs without reverting to the use of alternative hand positions such as using the pisiform (commonly used during thoracic and lumbar mobilisation techniques).
Phascogale tapoatafa, Neophascogale lorentaii), the muscle has only one insertion via a strong tendon onto the pisiform.
6 3 Scaphoid 0 - - - Lunate 0 - - - Triquetral 1 0 0 0 Pisiform 1 0 0 0 Trapezium 0 - - - Trapezoid 0 - - - Capitate 0 - - - Hamate 1 0 0 0 1st metacarpal 4 2 50 3 2nd metacarpal 1 1 100 1 3rd metacarpal 4 2 50 2 4th metacarpal 2 1 50 1 5th metacarpal 3 2 66.
The partial skeleton (ET 5417) consists of a cervical and a thoracic vertebra, two teeth, a pisiform, and portions of a scapula and two metapodials.
Pisiform bones can found on which part the human body?
At the Wrist: The SUA passed superficial to the flexor retinaculam just lateral to the pisiform bone.
The ulnar nerve travels through the canal of Guyon (ulnar nerve tunnel) along the ulnar aspect of the wrist and is the most ulnar structure in the canal, in close proximity to the pisiform and hook of the hamate.