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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral.

Usage examples (37)
  • The ulnar nerve, D E, lies on the ulnar border of the artery, and both are in general to be found ranging along the radial side of the tendon of the flexor carpi ulnaris...
  • —The pisiform articulates with one bone, the triangular.
  • —Each bone (excepting the pisiform) presents six surfaces.
  • The pisiform resembles the fifth metacarpal (Mc-V) in size and morphology. for more
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