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Carpal Bones MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carpal Bones
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.087.319.150
Unique ID
D002348
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002348
Annotation
do not confuse with WRIST (the area) or WRIST JOINT; see note on CARPUS, ANIMAL; /‌inj permitted: not necessarily WRIST INJURIES
Scope Note
The eight bones of the wrist: SCAPHOID BONE; LUNATE BONE; TRIQUETRUM BONE; PISIFORM BONE; TRAPEZIUM BONE; TRAPEZOID BONE; CAPITATE BONE; and HAMATE BONE.
NLM Classification #
WE 830
Previous Indexing
Wrist (1966-1971)
Wrist Joint (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Carpal Bones Preferred
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