os capitatum

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Related to os capitatum: capitate, os magnum


(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]
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