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Medical Term:

wrist joint


Definition: the synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disc and the proximal row of carpal bones with the exception of the pisiform bone.

Synonym(s): articulatio radiocarpalisTA, radiocarpal articulation, radiocarpal joint

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