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hamate

 [ham´āt]
shaped like a hook, as the hamate bone (see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices). See also uncinate.
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ha·mate (bone)

[TA]
the bone on the medial (ulnar) side of the distal row of the carpus that features a distinct, anteriorly projecting hook; it articulates with the fourth and fifth metacarpal, triquetral, lunate, and capitate.
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hamate

(hā′māt′) Anatomy
n.
A small, hook-shaped carpal bone of the wrist. Also called unciform.
adj.
Hooked at the tip.
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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.
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hamate

1. Hooked at the tip.
2. One of the bones of the wrist.
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