triangular bone


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os tri·go·num

[TA]
an independent ossicle sometimes present in the tarsus; usually it forms part of the talus, constituting the lateral tubercle of the posterior process.
Synonym(s): triangular bone

triangular bone

the pyramidal carpal bone in the proximal row on the ulnar side of the wrist. Also called cuneiform bone, os triquetrum.

os tri·go·num

(os trī-gō'nŭm) [TA]
An independent ossicle sometimes present in the tarsus; usually it forms part of the talus, constituting the lateral tubercle of the posterior process.
Synonym(s): triangular bone.
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