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trapezoid (bone)

 

Definition: a bone in the distal row of the carpus; it articulates with the second metacarpal, trapezium, capitate, and scaphoid.

Synonym(s): os trapezoideumTA, trapezoid3TA, lesser multangular bone, os multangulum minus

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