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Carpal Bones: Anterior (Palmar) View

Carpal Bone Anatomy on Palmar View:

image descriptionCarpal Bones Gr., karpalis, the wrist.

image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone

 

Anterior Hand and Wrist
Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and proximal row being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of proximal row
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  1. image descriptionScaphoid (navicular) bone (Gr., skaphe, skiff + eidos, form). image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and the scaphoid bone being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of the scaphoid bone
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  1. image descriptionLunate bone (L., luna, moon). image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and the lunate bone being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of the lunat bone
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  1. image descriptionTriquetral (triangular) bone (L., triquetrous, triangular). image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and the triquetral bone being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of the Triquetral bone
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  1. image descriptionPisiform bone (L. psium, pea + forma, shape). image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone
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Pisiform
Pisiform
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and the distal row being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of the distal row
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  1. image descriptionTrapezium (greater multangular) bone (Gr., tetrapeza, object that has four feet). image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and the trapezium bone being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of the trapezium bone
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  1. image descriptionTrapezoid (lesser multangular) bone (Gr., trapezoid, a four-sided figure that has two parallel sides). image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and the trapezoid bone being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of the trapezoid bone
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  1. image descriptionCapitate bone (L., caput, head). image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and the capitate bone being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of the capitate bone
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  1. image descriptionHamate bone (L., hamat, hooked). image descriptionIllustration / image descriptionReal Bone
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Anterior Hand and Wrist with the carpal bones being magnified and the hamate bone being highlighted
Anterior Hand and Wrist, the carpal bones are being magnified with a label of the hamate bone
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An image of the carpal bones with labels of (Scaphoid, Lunate, Triquetral, Pisiform, Trapezium, Trapezoid, Capitate & Hamate) bones.
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