Definition of Triquetral

1. Noun. A wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones.




Definition of Triquetral

1. a. Triquetrous.

Definition of Triquetral

1. Adjective. Three-cornered ¹

2. Noun. (anatomy) The triquetral bone ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triquetral

tripudiary
tripudiation
tripudiations
tripudium
tripuhyite
tripulant
tripus
tripwire
tripwires
tripy
triquadrantal
triquark
triquarks
triquetra
triquetrae
triquetral (current term)
triquetral bone
triquetral bones
triquetral fracture
triquetrals
triquetras
triquetrous
triquetrous cartilage
triquetrous leek
triquetrum
triracial
triradial
triradially
triradiate
triradiated

Literary usage of Triquetral

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... wings moderate, fourth and fifth quills the longest ; tongue very short, triquetral. Description.—Old Male.—Two parallel rows of long feathers form an ..."

2. Mammalian Anatomy: With Special Reference to the Cat by Alvin Davison, Frank Albert Stromsten (1917)
"The triquetral articulates with the ulna, hamate form, pisiform, ... It projects prominently laterad from the triquetral and articulates with the ulna and ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"... lunate, and triquetral bones, and the interosseous ligaments which connect them together. The opposed surfaces are retained in apposition by an ..."

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