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Definition: 'Lunate (bone)'

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lunate (bone)

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. bone in the proximal row of the carpus between the scaphoid and triquetral; it articulates with the radius, scaphoid, triquetral, hamate, and capitate.

Synonyms: os lunatum, lunare, os intermedium




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