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Medical Term:

scaphoid (bone)


the largest bone of the proximal row of the carpus on the lateral (radial) side, articulating with the radius, lunate, capitate, trapezium, and trapezoid.

Synonym(s): os scaphoideumTA, navicular bone of hand, os naviculare manus

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