hamate bone


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hamate bone

(hā′māt′)
n.
A bone on the medial side of the carpus, articulating with the fourth and fifth metacarpal, triquetrum, lunate, and capitate bones.

ha·mate bone

(ham'āt bōn)
The bone on the medial (ulnar) side of the distal row of the carpals; it articulates with the fourth and fifth metacarpal, triquetral, lunate, and capitate.
Synonym(s): os hamatum [TA] , unciform bone.

hamate bone

The most medial wrist (carpal) bone in the distal row. It has a hooked process on its palmar side. The hamate articulates with the 4th and 5th metacarpals. Synonym: hamatum; os hamatum; unciform bone
See also: bone
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Acting manager Brad Mills said that, as far as he knows, there is no damage to the hamate bone in Ortiz's left hand.
During his first swing of the at-bat, Caratini injured his left hand, and the Cubs fear he broke the hamate bone. He managed to still
BOSTON - Dustin Pedroia said his left hand feels fine after having surgery in November to remove the hamate bone, which had caused him so much pain late in the year and through the postseason.
During his first swing of the at-bat, Caratini injured his left hand, and the Cubs fear he broke the hamate bone. He managed to hit and didn't really feel the injury until he got to second base.
Pedroia doesn't know when or how he did it, but doctors diagnosed a cracked hamate bone in his left hand in early September.
7 prospect in the Sox' farm system, had surgery this week to remove a broken left hamate bone. Though he's expected to be out for 4 to 6 weeks, Basabe won't be able to return to full baseball activities for 12 weeks.
This spring, prospects Luis Basabe (broken hamate bone), Dane Dunning (forearm soreness), Seby Zavala (quad) and Luis Robert (thumb) and Guyer, Palka and Delmonico have all been hurt.
Luis Basabe would likely be on the list, but he's out until May after breaking the hamate bone in his left hand early in spring training.
It's the second already this February -- outfielder Luis Basabe broke a hamate bone in his left hand during the first week of spring training.
Basabe broke the hamate bone in his left hand and is scheduled to have surgery in Chicago Wednesday.
The 30-year-old outfielder will have surgery in New York to remove his broken right hamate bone, an injury that occurred Thursday while he was swinging a bat for Binghamton against Trenton in the Double-A Eastern League.