os hamatum


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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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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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os hamatum

The hooked bone on the ulnar side of the distal row of the carpus (wrist). Synonym: unciform bone
See also: os
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