Medical Dictionary

triquetral bone

noun tri·que·tral bone \trī-ˈkwē-trel-\

Medical Definition of TRIQUETRAL BONE

:  the bone in the proximal row of the carpus that is third counting from the thumb side of the wrist, has a pyramidal shape, and is situated between the lunate and pisiform bones—called also triangular, triangular bone, triangularis, triquetral, triquetrum

Illustration of TRIQUETRAL BONE

April 19, 2015
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