radial eminence of wrist

radial eminence of wrist
eminentia carpi radialis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • eminence — A circumscribed area raised above the general level of the surrounding surface, particularly on a bone surface. SYN: eminentia [TA]. [L. eminentia] abducens e. SYN: facial colliculus. arcuate e. [TA] a prominence …   Medical dictionary

  • eminentia — SYN: eminence. [L. prominence, fr. e mineo, to stand out, project] e. abducentis SYN: facial colliculus. e. arcuata [TA] SYN: arcuate eminence. e. articularis ossis temporalis SYN: articular tubercle of temporal bone. e. carpi radialis SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • eminentia carpi radialis — an eminence on the palmar surface of the radial side of the wrist, formed by the tubercles on the scaphoid and trapezium bones; called also radial eminence of wrist …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome — Classification and external resources Transverse section at the wrist. The median nerve is colored yellow. The carpal tunnel consists of the bones and flexor retinaculum. ICD 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bone — This article is about the skeletal organ. For other uses, see Bone (disambiguation) and Bones (disambiguation). For the tissue, see Osseous tissue. Drawing of a human femur Bones are rigid organs that constitute part of the endoskeleton of… …   Wikipedia

  • Median nerve — Nerve: median nerve Diagram from Gray s anatomy, depicting the peripheral nerves of the upper extremity, amongst others the median nerve Latin nervus medianus Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • List of muscles of the human body — Skeletal muscles homo sapiens Muscles of the human body: Overview Head  |  Neck  |&# …   Wikipedia

  • branch — An offshoot; in anatomy, one of the primary divisions of a nerve or blood vessel. A b.. See ramus, artery, nerve, vein. SYN: ramus (1) [TA]. accessory meningeal b. SYN: pterygomeningeal artery …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”