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Descriptor English: Carpal Bones
Descriptor Spanish: Huesos del Carpo
Descriptor Portuguese: Ossos do Carpo
Descriptor French: Os du carpe
Entry term(s): Bone, Carpal
Bones, Carpal
Carpal Bone
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.087.319.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002348
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.
Annotation: do not confuse with WRIST (the area) or WRIST JOINT; see note on CARPUS, ANIMAL; /inj permitted: not necessarily WRIST INJURIES
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Wrist (1966-1971)
Wrist Joint (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
DeCS ID: 2391
Unique ID: D002348
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Carpal Bones - Preferred
Concept UI M0003552
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.
Preferred term Carpal Bones
Entry term(s) Bone, Carpal
Bones, Carpal
Carpal Bone



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