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lunate

[′lü‚nāt]
(biology)
Crescent-shaped
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For the nutrient foramina without enhanced arteries, Pichler and Putz [16] studied the venous drainage of the lunate bone with epoxy injection through an artificial intraosseous canal, which suggested that there might be veins and/or nerves passing through the nutrient foramina without enhanced arteries.
The intraosseous arterial pattern of the carpal lunate bone and its relation to avascular necrosis.
Trabecular microstructure of the human lunate in Kienbock's disease.
Microstructural study of the lunate in stage III KienbAaAaAeA ck's disease with micro-computed tomograp imaging.
The vascularity of the lunate bone and KienbAaAaAeA ck's disease.
Lunate trabecular structure: A radiographic cadaver study of risk factors for KienbAaAaAeA ck's disease.
According to the prevalence of Lunate types, out of the 56 wrists studied 34 (61 %) showed Type II Lunate (Fig.
In the comparison of wrist width, the mean width of wrists with type lunate was 41.1 [+ or -] 2.8 mm with a range of 37-46 mm and a median of 41 mm.
Observations of the current study revealed that in the Kenyan population, the Type II lunate has a higher prevalence, occurring in 34 (61 %) than type I lunate which occurred in 19 (34 %).
The presence of a medial distal facet in type II lunate is associated with different movement patterns and ligamentous attachment in the wrist (Galley et al.).
In our population the incidence of Type II lunate is relatively high, (61 %, n= 56) and 71 % of them had a medial facet width of 4-7 mm.