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Encyclopedia > Pisohamate ligament
Ligament: Pisohamate ligament
Ligaments of wrist. Anterior view. (Pisohamate ligament labeled at center right.)
Latin ligamentum pisohamatum
Gray's subject #87 329
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12492813

The pisohamate ligament is the volar ligament that connects the pisiform to the hamate. It is, in reality, a prolongation of the tendon of the Flexor carpi ulnaris. Image File history File links Gray334. ... In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the hand. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... In human and zoological anatomy (sometimes called zootomy), several terms are used to describe the location of organs and other structures in the body of bilateral animals. ... The pisiform bone (also called pisiform or pisiforme os or lentiform bone) is a small knobbly, pea-shaped wrist bone. ... 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. ...

It serves as part of the origin for the abductor digiti minimi. For the muscle of the foot, see Abductor digiti quinti muscle (foot) The Abductor digiti quinti (Abductor minimi digiti) is situated on the ulnar border of the palm of the hand. ...

This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...



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