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capitate

[′kap·ə‚tāt]
(biology)
Enlarged and swollen at the tip.
(botany)
Forming a head, as certain flowers of the Compositae.
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Caption: Figure 6: (a) A sample coronal slice of the capitate bone volume segmented from the first acquisition [b.sub.I](x, y, z); (b) a sample coronal slice of the capitate bone volume from the follow-up acquisition [b.sub.II](x, y, z).
One year after, the PA and lateral radiographs showed union of the CMC III joint fusion without hardware failure, but there was pronounced destruction at the proximal pole of the reconstructed capitate bone and at the distal facet of lunate bone, and a positive ring sign associated with distinctive volar tilt of scaphoid bone in the absence of an injury after the second procedure (Figure 2(a)).
There was bony tenderness on palpation of the left lunate, triquetrum, and capitate bones. Active range of motion revealed a limitation in flexion by 10 degrees and extension by 10 degrees of the left wrist due to pain.