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tri·que·trum (bone)

A bone on the medial (ulnar) side of the proximal row of the carpus, articulating with the lunate, pisiform, and hamate.
Synonym(s): triquetrum [TA]

triquetrum

(trī-kwē′trəm, -kwĕt′rəm)
n. pl. tri·quetra (-kwē′trə, -kwĕt′rə)
A bone of the wrist in the proximal row of carpal bones.

tri·que′tral (-trəl) adj.

triquetrum

adjective Triangular, three-cornered.

noun Triquetral bone; os triquetrum [NA6].

tri·que·trum

(trī-kwē'trŭm) [TA]
A bone on the medial (ulnar) side of the proximal row of the carpus, articulating with the lunate, pisiform, and hamate.
Synonym(s): triquetral bone.
[L. triquetrus, three-cornered]