Definition of Pyramidal bone
1. Noun. A wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones.
Generic synonyms: Carpal, Carpal Bone, Wrist Bone
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Literary usage of Pyramidal bone
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1. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1907)
"The tubercle of the scaphoid is not pushed quite so fur up, and it lies below the lower edge of the radius. As in ulnar flexion the pyramidal bone is found ..."
2. Demonstrations of anatomy by George Viner Ellis (1861)
"Anatomists describe the pyramidal bone as being opposite the triangular fibro-cartilage of the joint; but in the above cited treatise half of the ..."
3. Tumors of the Nervus Acusticus and the Syndrome of the Cerebellopontile Angle by Harvey Cushing (1917)
"After an excision of the mastoid and pyramidal bone, the cerebellar hemisphere was exposed by an osteoplastic flap: the sinus transversus was then divided ..."