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lunate bone

lunate bone in Medicine

lunate bone n.
The second of three bones forming the proximal row of bones in the wrist between the scaphoid and triquetrum bones and articulating with the radius, scaphoid, triquetrum, hamate, and capitate bones. Also called semilunar bone.

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