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scaph·oid

(skaf'oyd), [TA]
Boat-shaped; hollowed. See: scaphoid (bone).
[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]

scaphoid

/scaph·oid/ (skaf´oid)
1. boat-shaped.
2. scaphoid bone

scaphoid

(skăf′oid′)
adj.
Shaped like a boat.
n.

scaphoid

[skaf′oid]
Etymology: Gk, skaphe, skiff, eidos, form
boat-shaped, such as the scaphoid bone of the wrist.

scaphoid

adjective Hollow; concave; boat-shaped.

noun Obsolete for navicular bone.

scaph·oid

(skaf'oyd) [TA]
Boat-shaped; hollowed.
See also: scaphoid (bone)
Synonym(s): navicular.
[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]

scaphoid

  1. a bone of the wrist or ankle.
  2. boat-shaped.

scaphoid

1. shaped like a boat.
2. radial carpal bone. See Table 10.
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of Percentage Involvement Patients (n=80) Scaphoid fossa 18 22.
Scaphoid fracture is the most common fracture of the carpal bones, representing 60%-70% of all carpal fractures.
Through extended standard carpal tunnel release approach to mid-part of the forearm, after carpal tunnel release, lunate and proximal scaphoid with bony fragments were found.
Scaphoid length is one of the characters used to differentiate among the Pseu-dopterogorgia spp.
The scaphoid is the most commonly fractured hand bone (Figure 6).
On the radiograph at the first visit, a fracture line was not detected and the osteophyte was observed, however, on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the low-intensity on the T1-weighted image and the high-intensity on T2-weighted image were detected at the waist of the scaphoid (Figure 1).
Initially, I thought I was uninjured, but later that day I discovered I had broken the scaphoid bone in my wrist, but let me get back to my story.
Scapholunate instability (SLI) (also known as scapholunate dissociation or rotary subluxation of the scaphoid) is caused by a tear in the interosseous ligaments of the lunate, scaphoid and the capitate bone with a tear in the dorsal radiocarpal ligaments by acute dorsifexion injury or fractures of the distal radius.
The 35-year-old Welshman cracked the scaphoid bone in his left hand in the third, moments before ref Terry O'Connor stepped in to wave off the challenge of "Contender" reality TV star Manfredo.
What appears to be a hamstring pull may be an avulsion fracture of the ischial apophysis; a straightforward wrist sprain may be a scaphoid fracture, etc.
Scaphoid fractures of the wrist are common and account for 71% of all carpal bone fractures.
Go to the doctor a few days later and get diagnosed with a non-displaced scaphoid fracture which has a recommended treatment of six weeks with a long arm thumb spica cast, followed by a short arm thumb spica cast for an additional six weeks.