Definition of Radiocarpal joint
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 Radiocarpal joint
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 Radiocarpal joint
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"Die Allgemeine von den Frakturen und Luxationen. Stuttgart, 1907, 321. 5. BAYS, JT Dislocation of the radiocarpal joint. Brit. Med. J., 1899, ii, 1414. 6. ..."
2. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1907)
"Dislocation in the radiocarpal joint.—This joint is also seldom dislocated. Forty-three authentic cases have been collected by Till- manns arid Hecht. ..."
3. Treatise on Fractures in General, Industrial, and Military Practice by John Bingham Roberts, James Alphonsus Kelly (1921)
"... backward and chipping off at the posterior edge <'f the radius at the radiocarpal joint and of the anterior edge of the radius at that articulation. ..."