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Term information


uberon_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by
external definition
  • Small element that articulates anteriorly with metacarpal III(II). It may be fused to carpals 2(1), 4(3), 5(4), or other elements.[AAO]
has exact synonym
  • distal carpal 3
  • capitate
  • capitate bone
  • os magnum (carpus)
has related synonym
  • carpal 3
  • hand distal carpal bone 3
  • magnum
  • os magnum
  • os capitatum
  • UBERON:0001432
taxon notes
  • medially located and articulates with metacarpals 2-4, distal carpal 5 and the intermedium[VSAO] In the human hand, the capitate bone is the largest of the carpal bones, and occupies the center of the wrist - The capitate articulates with seven bones: the scaphoid and lunate proximally, the second metacarpal, third metacarpal, and fourth metacarpal distally, the lesser multangular on the radial side, and the hamate on the ulnar side