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Related to Sesamoid Bones: accessory bones
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
short bones occurring in the joint capsules of the fingers and toes in animals and man. Their number is inconstant, varying from one to eight.
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