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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]
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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.
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triquetrum

adjective Triangular, three-cornered.

noun Triquetral bone; os triquetrum [NA6].
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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]
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Fogg, "Effect of scaphoid and triquetrum excision after limited stabilisation on cadaver wrist movement," Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
(4) The diagnosis relies heavily on clinical examination and secondary radiographic studies, and has been classified based on pathoanatomical change resulting from progressive deterioration of the TFCC, as well as degenerative changes within the dome of the ulnar head, lunate, triquetrum, and lunotriquetral ligament (LTIL).
Then, two holes of 2.7 mm were drilled to the triquetrum and to the proximal scaphoid, and the tendon strip obtained from ECRL tendon was passed through these holes.
The pisiform bone situated in the proximal row of carpal bones and forms a diarthrodial synovial joint by articulating dorsally with the triquetrum. The pisiform unlike other carpal bones does not have six surfaces and is virtually a sesamoid bone.
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