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Descriptor English: Hamate Bone
Descriptor Spanish: Hueso Ganchoso
Descriptor Portuguese: Hamato
Descriptor French: Os hamatum
Entry term(s): Bone, Hamate
Bones, Hamate
Hamate Bones
Hook of the Hamate
Os Hamatum
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.087.319.150.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051225
Scope note: A carpal bone located between the CAPITATE BONE and the TRIQUETRUM BONE. The hamate has a prominent process that projects anteriorly.
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: Carpal Bones (1971-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
DeCS ID: 50357
Unique ID: D051225
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Hamate Bone - Preferred
Concept UI M0479696
Scope note A carpal bone located between the CAPITATE BONE and the TRIQUETRUM BONE. The hamate has a prominent process that projects anteriorly.
Preferred term Hamate Bone
Entry term(s) Bone, Hamate
Bones, Hamate
Hamate Bones
Os Hamatum
Hook of the Hamate - Narrower
Concept UI M0479697
Preferred term Hook of the Hamate



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