trapezoid bone


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Related to trapezoid bone: scaphoid bone, capitate bone, trapezium bone

trap·e·zoid bone

(trap'ĕ-zoyd bōn)
A bone in the distal row of the carpus; it articulates with the second metacarpal, trapezium, capitate, and scaphoid.
Synonym(s): trapezoid (3) .
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trapezoid bone

The second bone in the distal row of carpal bones. It lies between the trapezium and capitate bones.
See also: bone
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An occult fracture of the trapezoid bone: a case report.
Isolated dislocation of the trapezoid bone. J Hand Surg [Am].