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Encyclopedia > Dorsal carpometacarpal ligaments
Ligament: Dorsal carpometacarpal ligaments
Ligaments of wrist. Posterior view.
Latin ligamenta carpometacarpalia dorsalia
Gray's subject #88 330
From carpus
To metacarpus
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12491837

The dorsal carpometacarpal ligaments, the strongest and most distinct carpometacarpal ligaments, connect the carpal and metacarpal bones on their dorsal surfaces. Image File history File links Gray335. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... In Greek mythology, Carpus fruit was a son of Chloris and Boreas. ... The metacarpus is the intermediate part of the hand skeleton that is located between the fingers distally and the carpus which forms the connection to the forearm. ... Elseviers logo. ... In human anatomy, the carpal bones are the bones of the human wrist. ... The metacarpus is the intermediate part of the hand skeleton that is located between the fingers distally and the carpus which forms the connection to the forearm. ...

  • The second metacarpal bone receives two fasciculi, one from the greater, the other from the lesser multangular.
  • The third metacarpal receives two, one each from the lesser multangular and capitate.
  • The fourth two, one each from the capitate and hamate.
  • The fifth receives a single fasciculus from the hamate, and this is continuous with a similar ligament on the volar surface, forming an incomplete capsule.

Fasciculus can refer to: Arcuate fasciculus Dorsal longitudinal fasciculus Medial longitudinal fasciculus Flechsigs fasciculus Fasciculus Chemicus A structure in the Wrist#Volar_radiocarpal_ligament Category: ... The left capitate bone Os capitatum of the left hand, palmar surface Os capitatum of the left hand, dorsal surface The capitate bone (os capitatum; os magnum) is a bone in the human hand. ... The left hamate bone The hamate bone (os hamatum; unciform bone) is a bone in the human hand that may be readily distinguished by its wedge-shaped form, and the hook-like process which projects from its volar surface. ...

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