Definition of Trapezoid bone

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

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



Definition of Trapezoid bone

1. Noun. (anatomy) One of the carpal bones of the wrist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Trapezoid bone

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 Trapezoid Bone

trapeziometacarpal
trapezist
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trapezium
trapezium bone
trapeziums
trapezius
trapezius muscle
trapeziuses
trapezohedra
trapezohedral
trapezohedron
trapezohedrons
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trapezoid bone (current term)
trapezoid bones
trapezoid ligament
trapezoid line
trapezoid ridge
trapezoidal
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traphole
trapholes
trapidil
traping
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trapline
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Literary usage of Trapezoid bone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"The trapezoid bone,' succeeding the former, is the smallest of the second row, ... The inner surface at the base articulates with the trapezoid bone, ..."

2. Holden's Manual of the dissection of the human body by Luther Holden (1893)
"The metacarpal bone of the forefinger has two: one from the trapezium, the other from the trapezoid bone. That of the middle finger has also two, ..."

3. Manual of the dissection of the human body by Luther Holden, John Langton (1885)
"The dorsal ligaments are the stronger. The metacarpal bone of the forefinger has two, one from the trapezium, the other from the trapezoid bone. ..."

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