Definition of Os trapezoideum

1. Noun. The wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones.

Exact synonyms: Trapezoid, Trapezoid Bone
Generic synonyms: Carpal, Carpal Bone, Wrist Bone

Medical Definition of Os trapezoideum

1. A bone in the distal row of the carpus; it articulates with the second metacarpal, trapezium, capitate, and scaphoid. Synonym: os trapezoideum, lesser multangular bone, os multangulum minus, trapezoid. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Os Trapezoideum

os premaxillare
os pterygoideum
os pyramidale
os sacrum
os scaphoideum
os sesamoideum
os sphenoidale
os subtibiale
os suprasternale
os sylvii
os tarsi fibulare
os temporale
os tibiale posterius
os trapezium
os trapezoideum (current term)
os triangulare
os tribasilare
os trigonum
os triquetrum
os unguis
os uteri internum
os vesalianum
os zygomaticum
osage orange

Literary usage of Os trapezoideum

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1. Palaeontologie Suedrusslands by Alexander von Nordmann (1858)
"Pl. 187 /. 2ö, 27, für den des fossilen Bären ausgegeben. Ich habe zwei Schachteln voll dieser Knochen sammeln können. os trapezoideum. ..."

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