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sesamoid

 [ses´ah-moid]
1. denoting a small nodular bone embedded in a tendon or joint capsule.
2. a sesamoid bone; see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.

ses·a·moid

(ses'ă-moyd),
1. Resembling in size or shape a grain of sesame.
2. Denoting a sesamoid bone.
[G. sēsamoeidēs, like sesame]

sesamoid

/ses·a·moid/ (ses´ah-moid)
1. denoting a small nodular bone embedded in a tendon or joint capsule.
2. a sesamoid bone.

sesamoid

(sĕs′ə-moid′)
adj.
Of or designating any of certain small modular bones or cartilages that develop in a tendon or in the capsule of a joint.
n.
A sesamoid bone or cartilage.

ses′a·moid′ n.

sesamoid

[ses′əmoid]
Etymology: Gk, sesamon, sesame, eidos, form
nodular objects having the shape and size of sesame seeds. See also sesamoid bone.

ses·a·moid

(ses'ă-moyd)
1. Resembling in size or shape a sesame seed.
2. Denoting a sesamoid bone.
[G. sēsamoeidēs, like sesame]

sesamoid

1. denoting a small nodular bone embedded in a tendon or joint capsule.
2. a sesamoid bone. See Table 10.

carpal sesamoid bone
a small sesamoid in the tendon of the abductor pollicis longus muscle of the dog.
ectopic sesamoid bone
an anatomically inexact, and no longer used, name for ununited anconeal process.
metacarpal sesamoid
proximal sesamoid bone. See Table 10.
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The case of the wandering sesamoid and other sesamoid afflictions.
Carter, "Coincident development of sesamoid bones and clues to their evolution," The Anatomical Record, vol.
There are different sesamoids and accessory ossicles in the skeleton.
Pain on palpation of the sesamoids prompted us to gather a more detailed history.
Tibial sesamoid position in different severity of hallux valgus [Table 4]a
Out of the 37 bipartite sesamoids, 30 (81%) were symptomatic and associated with deep tenderness over the sesamoid just medial to the 5th metatarsal head, mostly being right sided (90%).
The change in force distribution can lead to secondary problems in the foot, such as a soft corn, bursitis, neuroma, stress fracture of the second or third metatarsal, transfer lesion (callous formation under the head of the second metatarsal), sesamoid degeneration, achillodynia, posterior tibial tendonitis, and arthritis.
The appearance of the abductor sesamoid had been highly correlated to peak height velocity and the start of the adolescent growth spurt.
Harris (1) described an epiphyseal centre in the pisiform bones of sub-human primates and its implications on whether the pisiform should be considered as a sesamoid bone.
George Washington sustained an open fracture of both sesamoid bones to leave his proud trainer crestfallen.
Sesamoid bones are ovoid nodular bones, often small, found embedded within a tendon or joint capsule.