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Synonyms for sesamoid

any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint

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Wings Of Eagles has suffered a bad fracture to his near-fore sesamoid and has been retired.
When the lads X-rayed him, his sesamoid had completely come apart.
All the sesamoid and most of the metatarsal, finger phalanx, radius, and clavicle fractures were treated conservatively.
The os peroneum is a round or oval-shaped juxta-articular sesamoid bone that lies within the confines of the peroneus longus tendon.
Since the fabella is located at the intersection point of these tensile forces, fracture of this sesamoid bone may occur.
In the bipartite sesamoid, margins become rounded and sclerotic.
This, paired with our ability to reproduce the pain by direct palpation of the medial sesamoid, prompted us to make a clinical diagnosis of sesamoiditis.
We also gauged the depth of the medial osteophyte of the first MTPJ and evaluated joint congruity of the MTPJ, recorded the shape of the first metatarsal head, and the determined the tibial sesamoid position (TSP).
The development and evolution of sesamoid bones depends on close interaction of intrinsic genetic factors and extrinsic epigenetic stimuli like local mechanical stress and musculature.
My company's PT said I'd bruised my sesamoid and couldn't perform until it felt better.
The sesamoid bones lie embedded in the plantar aspect of the flexor hallucis brevis tendon.
These include neuromuscular disorders; nerve entrapment syndromes; the diabetic foot; hellux valgus, hallix varus, and sesamoid disorders; lesser toe deformities and bunionettes; tendon disorders; heal and subcalcaneal pain; degenerative joint disease; acute ankle sprain, chronic ankle instability, and subtalar laxity; and trauma.
Paul Messara's charge was reported to have sustained a cut above the sesamoid bone on her front leg when suffering an overreach.
Using molecular markers, the researchers can now show for the first time that it develops later than the real fingers from a transformed sesamoid bone in the wrist.