Definition of Articulatio radiocarpea
1. Noun. A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones.
Terms within: Carpal, Carpal Bone, Wrist Bone, Carpal Tunnel
Group relationships: Arm
Generic synonyms: Articulatio Plana, Gliding Joint
Derivative terms: Carpal
Medical Definition of Articulatio radiocarpea
1. The synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disk and the proximal row of carpal bones with the exception of the pisiform bone. Synonym: articulatio radiocarpea, carpal articulation, carpal joints, radiocarpal articulation, radiocarpal joint. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Articulatio radiocarpea
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1. A Laboratory Manual of Human Anatomy by Lewellys Franklin Barker, Dean De Witt Lewis, Daniel Graisberry Revell (1904)
"Note that the joint of the hand is divisible into two chief parts : (a) Radiocarpal articulation (articulatio radiocarpea) (O: T. wrist- joint). ..."
2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1896)
"Radio-carpal Joint (articulatio radiocarpea).—In the radio-carpal joint, the under surface of the radius, with a triangular plate of ..."