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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The sesamoid bones of the hands and feet: participators in arthritis.
Increased and chronic accumulation of stress to the fabella may, in turn, lead to a fracture of this sesamoid bone [11].
Cartilaginous or non-ossified sesamoid bones may be identified on ultrasound, which can also be useful in the evaluation of adjacent soft tissue for signs of inflammation and injury (6).
Explanation for the lack of the distal sesamoid bone, the presence of a mobile distal scutum (which in the domestic ruminants covers intimately the palmar aspect of the distal sesamoid bone), and the extended attachment of the DDF tendon on the palmar aspect of the third phalanx can be interpreted in evaluation of the unique biomechanics of the llama.
The patella is an example of a sesamoid bone, as is the navicular bone, which is in the hoof of the horse at P3.
The leg broke in three places: a cannon bone above the ankle, a sesamoid bone behind the ankle, and a long pastern bone below the ankle.
18) Although much less common than stress fractures, avascular necrosis of the hallux sesamoid bones should be considered in the differential diagnosis of persistent forefoot pain.
Reports of stress injuries to the great toe of ballet dancers have been published, and case series have been primarily focused on stress fractures of the great toe sesamoid bones.
It reinforces the plantar capsule and also attaches the hallux sesamoid bones to the base of the proximal phalanx (Figure 15).
Racecourse vet Peter Webbon said: 'Having been taken off the course by ambulance for further assessment, the nature of the injury to the cannon and sesamoid bones was such that they were impossible to repair.
Mazel Trick fractured both sesamoid bones in his right foreleg and was pulled to a stop by jockey Chris McCarron during what would have been a 5-furlong workout Tuesday morning at Del Mar.