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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

/lu·nate/ (loo´nāt)
1. moon-shaped or crescentic.
2. 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.

lunate

1. moon-shaped or crescentic.
2. the lunate bone. See Table 10.
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For the nutrient foramina without enhanced arteries, Pichler and Putz [16] studied the venous drainage of the lunate bone with epoxy injection through an artificial intraosseous canal, which suggested that there might be veins and/or nerves passing through the nutrient foramina without enhanced arteries.
The intraosseous arterial pattern of the carpal lunate bone and its relation to avascular necrosis.
Trabecular microstructure of the human lunate in Kienbock's disease.