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hamate bone
medical dictionary

<bone>

<anatomy> The bone on the medial (ulnar) side of the distal row of the carpus; it articulates with the fourth and fifth metacarpal, triquetral, lunate, and capitate.

Synonyms: os hamatum, hamatum, hooked bone, unciform bone, unciforme, uncinatum.

(05 Mar 2000)