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carpal bones


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Eight marble-shaped short bones (the scaphoid, lunette, triquetral, pisiform, trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, and hamates bones) closely united by ligaments to make up the wrist. The corpus as a whole is flexible, but movement between individual bones is restricted to gliding.

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