pisiform bone
A small knobbly, pea-shaped sesamoid bone of the wrist.
Syn: os pisiforme, lentiform bone

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  • Pisiform bone — Bone: Pisiform bone Shown is the right hand, palm down (left) and palm up (right). Proximal: A=Scaphoid, B=Lunate, C=Triquetral, D=Pisiform Distal: E=Trapezium, F=Trapezoidium, G=Capitate, H=Hamate …   Wikipedia

  • pisiform bone — noun a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral • Syn: ↑pisiform, ↑os pisiforme • Hypernyms: ↑carpal bone, ↑carpal, ↑wrist bone * * * pisiform bone, a pea shaped bone of the human wrist ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • pisiform bone — the smallest bone of the wrist (carpus): a pea shaped bone that articulates with the triquetral bone and, indirectly by cartilage, with the ulna. * * * os pisiforme …   Medical dictionary

  • pisiform bone — the smallest bone of the wrist (carpus): a pea shaped bone that articulates with the triquetral bone and, indirectly by cartilage, with the ulna …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Кость Гороховидная (Pisiform Bone) — самая мелкая кость запястья (сесамовидная ), по своему внешнему виду напоминающая горошину; соединяется с трехгранной костью. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • joint of pisiform bone — pisotriquetral joint articulatio ossis pisiformis …   Medical dictionary

  • pisiform — Pea shaped or pea sized. [L. pisum, pea, + forma, appearance] * * * pi·si·form pī sə .fȯrm adj resembling a pea in size or shape <pisiform granules> pisiform n a bone on the little finger side of the carpus that articulates with the… …   Medical dictionary

  • pisiform — 1. adjective Resembling a pea in size or shape 2. noun A small bone in the wrist at the junction of the ulna and the carpus …   Wiktionary

  • pisiform — adj. pea shaped. Phrases and idioms: pisiform bone a small bone in the wrist in the upper row of the carpus. Etymology: mod.L pisiformis f. pisum pea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …   Medical dictionary

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