hamate bone

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for hamate bone

the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers

References in periodicals archive ?
The hamate bone is located at the base of the pinky and ring finger, near the wrist.
Draft pick to have surgery: First-round draft pick Hank Conger broke the hamate bone in his right hand this week and will have surgery that will end his season in the Arizona summer league.
Brooks had X-rays and a CT scan on Monday after the team returned to Eugene, and that confirmed a fracture of the hamate bone.
Acting manager Brad Mills said that, as far as he knows, there is no damage to the hamate bone in Ortiz's left hand.
For his part, Guillen said he was 90 percent, noting he broke the hamate bone in his left hand around this time last year while with Oakland.
BOSTON - Dustin Pedroia said his left hand feels fine after having surgery in November to remove the hamate bone, which had caused him so much pain late in the year and through the postseason.
Last year while with Oakland, Guillen fractured the hook of the hamate bone in his left hand Sept.
Pedroia doesn't know when or how he did it, but doctors diagnosed a cracked hamate bone in his left hand in early September.
455 average in the American League division series despite a broken hamate bone in his left hand.
Showtime: Williams, who has missed nearly a month with a hamate bone injury, is scheduled to start for the JetHawks when they play host to Inland Empire tonight at 7:15.