HyperDic: wrist_bone

English > 1 sense of the expression wrist bone:
NOUNbodywrist bone, carpal bone, carpalany of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
English > wrist bone: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates.
Synonymscarpal bone, carpal
Part ofwrist, carpus, wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio radiocarpeaA joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
Narrowercapitate, capitate bone, os capitatumThe wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
hamate, hamate bone, unciform bone, os hamatumThe wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers
lunate bone, semilunar bone, os lunatumOne of the eight small wrist bones
pisiform, pisiform bone, os pisiformeA small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral
scaphoid bone, os scaphoideum, navicularThe largest wrist bone on the thumb side
trapezium, trapezium bone, os trapeziumThe wrist bone on the thumb side of the hand that articulates with the 1st and 2nd metacarpals
trapezoid, trapezoid bone, os trapezoideumThe wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones
triquetral, triquetral bone, os triquetrum, cuneiform bone, pyramidal boneA wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

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