pisiform


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Related to pisiform: hamate, trapezoid bone

pisiform

 [pi´sĭ-form]
resembling a pea in size and shape.

pis·i·form

(pis'i-fōrm), [TA]
Pea-shaped or pea-sized.
[L. pisum, pea, + forma, appearance]

pisiform

(pī′sə-fôrm′)
adj.
Resembling a pea in size or shape.
n.
A small bone at the junction of the ulna and the carpus.

pisiform

adjective Pea-shaped, pea-sized.
 
noun Pisiform bone; os pisiformis [NA].

pis·i·form

(pis'i-fōrm) [TA]
In the shape or size of a pea.
[L. pisum, pea, + forma, appearance]

pisiform

1. Resembling a pea.
2. The pea-shaped bone of the wrist near the lower end of the ULNA.
References in periodicals archive ?
It then runs along the ulnar border to the wrist, crosses the transverse carpal ligament on the radial side of the pisiform bone, and immediately beyond this bone divides into two branches, which enter into the formation of the superficial and deep palmar arches.
Bob was unable to communicate clearly that this is a new technique paradigm which involves using the pisiform as a moving fulcrum that creates changes in the body from the lever action ...
Transverse images of the median nerve were examined at the distal radius, the pisiform, and the hook of the hamate levels.
In the present study a cut-off value of CSA of the median nerve at wrist was taken as 10 [mm.sup.2] for the diagnosis of CTS which was according to the study by El Miedany et al [8] and similarly the measurement was taken at the level of pisiform. In this study we got an excellent agreement (kappa value 0.975 on right and 0.970 on left and p value 0.000 on both sides) between the severity grading by NCS and USG which is consistent with most of the other studies.
The therapist contacts the spinous process at the desired joint level with either the thumb or pisiform, whichever is comfortable for therapist and client (Figure 10A).
At its anterolateral border, in its distal half, it forms a thick tendon which is attached to the pisiform, and extends to the hamate and fifth metacarpal (5).
Rotation of the lateral view is deemed appropriate when the pisiform is seen lying between the distal aspect of the scaphoid and the palmar aspect of the head of the capitate.
PPT was measured bilaterally on the palmer aspect of the first carpometacarpal joint and the hypothenar eminence lateral to the pisiform. The average of three trials was recorded [60, 61].
Plain radiographs of the left wrist revealed a 1.3 x 0.7 cm area of calcific deposit about the volar aspect of the pisiform bone (Figure 1).
Pisiform and hamate are bones in which part of the human body?
Daha sonra transvers planda karpal tunel prok-simal seviyesi olarak kabul edilen pisiform kemik seviyesinde median sinirin kesit alani olculdu.
Amongst the carpal bones, the scaphoid was the most commonly broken bone, and the pisiform, the least.