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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

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.
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Anthropometric studies have shown statistically significant differences in wrist dimensions depending on lunate type.
The use of x-rays to determine lunate morphology has limited predictive value and may therefore be inaccurate in examinations done to determine the cause of ulnar-sided wrist pain (Sagerman et al.).
In this study, incidence of Type II lunate was higher than Type I and this may point to proximal pole arthrosis as a cause of ulnar-sided wrist pain in our setup.
Congenital fusion of the lunate and triquetral bones in the South African Bantu.
The hamate facet of the lunate: a radiographic study in an Arab population from Bahrain.
Population variation in the incidence of the medial (hamate) facet of the carpal bone lunate. Anthropol.
Anthropometric characteristics of wrists joint surfaces depending on lunate types.
Association between lunate morphology and carpal collapse patterns in scaphoid nonunions.
The anatomy and vascularity of the lunate: considerations applied to Kienbock's disease.
Lunate morphology: can it be predicted with routine x-ray films?
Anomalous fusion between the lunate and triquetrum.