capitate bone


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cap·i·tate

(kap'i-tāt), [TA]
1. The largest of the carpal bones; located in the distal row. Synonym(s): os capitatum [TA], capitate bone, magnum, os magnum
2. Head-shaped; having a rounded extremity.
[L. caput (capit-), head]

capitate bone

(kăp′ĭ-tāt′)
n.
The largest of the carpal bones, located in the distal row of the carpus.

cap·i·tate

(kap'i-tāt) [TA]
1. The largest of the carpal bones; located in the distal row.
Synonym(s): capitatebone.
2. Head-shaped; having a rounded extremity.
[L. caput (capit-), head]
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Caption: Figure 7: 3D surface visualization of the registered capitate bone (initial volume in green, follow-up volume in blue): from (a) first rotation in the coronal plane, (b) second rotation in the axial plane, and (c) third rotation in the sagittal plane.
Caption: Figure 8: Corresponding sample slices from the first initial MRI sequence (a) and the follow-up sequence (b) after registration of the capitate bone.
For this purpose in our case, the essential prerequisite was that the bone stock of the primary reconstructed capitate bone demonstrated a solid bony structure for safe fixation of the carpal TWA monoblock component with its central peg into the reconstructed capitate in the absence of local recurrence of GCT or local postoperative osteitis.