tubercle of scaphoid (bone)

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tu·ber·cle of scaph·oid (bone)

a projection at the inferior lateral angle of the scaphoid bone; it can be palpated at the root of the thumb; provides attachment for the transverse carpal ligament (flexor retinaculum).
Synonym(s): tuberculum ossis scaphoidei [TA]
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