Definition of Capitate. Meaning of Capitate. Synonyms of Capitate

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Definition of Capitate

Capitate
Capitate Cap"i*tate, a. [L. capitatus fr. caput head.] 1. Headlike in form; also, having the distal end enlarged and rounded, as the stigmas of certain flowers. 2. (Bot.) Having the flowers gathered into a head.

Meaning of Capitate from wikipedia

- The capitate bone is found in the center of the carpal bone region, colloquially known as the wrist, which is at the distal end of the radius and ulna...
- scaphoid column: scaphoid, trapezium, and trapezoid Lunate column: lunate and capitate Ulnar triquetral column: triquetrum and hamate In this context the pisiform...
- wrist, and articulates with the radius, lunate, trapezoid, trapezium and capitate. Over 80% of the bone is covered in articular cartilage. The palmar surface...
- lobes, e.g. trifid (three lobed), and may resemble the head of a pin (capitate), or come to a point (punctiform). The shape of the stigma may vary considerably:...
- slightly above it, is the pisiform bone. Adjacent on the radial side is the capitate, and proximal is the lunate. The hamate bone has six surfaces: The superior...
- proximal migration of the capitate. Stage IIIB Lunate collapse and fragmentation, in addition to proximal migration of the capitate. In addition there is...
- distinct from the shaft. capitulum The head of a capitate structure, such as a capitate antenna, or of a capitate haltere carina a keel-like elevation (or ridge)...
- trapezium, trapezoid, capitate and third metacarpal; the third with the capitate and second and fourth metacarpals; the fourth with the capitate, hamate, and third...
- with the lesser multangular, the lesser multangular with the capitate, and the capitate with the hamate. The volar ligaments are also three and have a...
- B=Lunate, C=Triquetrum, D=Pisiform Distal: E=Trapezium, F=Trapezoid, G=Capitate, H=Hamate In the hand proper a total of 13 bones form part of the wrist:...
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