a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones
Hypernyms: ↑carpal bone, ↑carpal, ↑wrist bone

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  • Triquetral — Tri*que tral, a. Triquetrous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • triquetral — 1. adjective Three cornered Syn: triquetrous 2. noun The triquetral bone …   Wiktionary

  • triquetral — (also triquetral bone) noun Anatomy a carpal bone on the outside of the wrist, articulating with the lunate, hamate, and pisiform bones. Origin C17: from L. triquetrus three cornered + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • Triquetral bone — Bone: Triquetral bone Shown is the right hand, palm down (left) and palm up (right). Proximal: A=Scaphoid, B=Lunate, C=Triquetral, D=Pisiform Distal: E=Trapezium, F=Trapezoid, G=Capitate, H=Hamate …   Wikipedia

  • triquetral bone — noun One of the carpal bones of the wrist. Syn: triquetral, triquetrum, os triquetrum, cuneiform bone, pyramidal bone, cubital bone, os pyramidale, os triangulare, three cornered bone, triangular bone …   Wiktionary

  • triquetral bone — tri·que·tral bone trī kwē trel n 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… …   Medical dictionary

  • triquetral bone — noun a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones • Syn: ↑triquetral, ↑os triquetrum, ↑cuneiform bone, ↑pyramidal bone • Hypernyms: ↑carpal bone, ↑carpal, ↑wrist bone …   Useful english dictionary

  • triquetral — См. triquetrous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • triquetral — See triquetrum. * * * …   Universalium

  • triquetral — /traɪˈkwitrəl/ (say truy kweetruhl), / ˈkwɛtrəl/ (say kwetruhl) adjective 1. → triquetrous. –noun 2. one of the eight bones of the carpus …  

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