lunate


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lunate

[′lü‚nāt]
(biology)
Crescent-shaped
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Four-corner arthrodesis: influence of the position of the lunate on postoperative wrist motion: a cadaveric study.
After fixation, the whole lunate was removed, and the soft tissue around the lunate was stripped as much as possible.
CU = collateral ulnar ligament; DRU = dorsal radioulnar ligament; ET = extension of the triangular fibrocartilage; LT = lunotriquetral ligament; SL = scapholunate ligament; TD = triangular disc; TF = triangular fibrocartilage; UL = ulnolunate ligament; L = lunate; R = radius; S = scaphoid; T = triquetrum; U = ulna; di = distal; l = lateral; m = medial; pr = proximal.
Type II lunate is more prone to degenerative changes in the hamato-lunate joint (HLJ) that may cause ulnar-sided wrist pain (Burgess, 1990; Viegas et al., 1993; Nakamura et al., 2000; Galley et al., 2007; Haase et al., 2007).
Waterfowl and lunate crescents in western North America: The archaeology of the Pacific flyway.
The Lunate interface can serve as a watch-centric replacement for hierarchical menus and scrolling lists and allows inputting of full text on a watch.
(7) It continues distally into the lunate, triquetrum, hamate, and base of fifth metacarpal, and connects with the ulnolunate and ulnotriquetral ligaments and extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) tendon subsheath.
The new species is one of only four Cirrhilabrus known to possess a lunate caudal fin and of these C squirei has the largest caudal concavity.
I suffered from Kienbock's disease, which is a breakdown of the lunate bone in the wrist when I started bodybuilding in 2006 in Australia.
Kienbock's disease is an unusual problem that causes osteonecrosis and collapse of the lunate bone, which leads to chronic dysfunction and pain.
To measure the internal carpal tunnel dimensions (Figure 1), the radio-ulnar diameter and the dorsopalmar diameter of the carpal tunnel were measured at defined levels between the scaphoid and the pisiform bone, the flexor retinaculum above the median nerve, and the lunate bone, respectively.
As classificacoes variam com a progressao do estagio de desenvolvimento, de A (estagio inicial) a I (estagio final--maduro) para a maioria dos ossos, com excecao da ulna, do osso grande (capitale), do pisiforme (triqueal), do semilunar (lunate), do escafoide e do trapezoide, que possuem a classificacao H como seu estagio final de maturacao.