hamate bone

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Synonyms for hamate bone

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

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Three types of trichomes are found in bean plants: acicular trichomes (needle-shaped), which are long, erect, distally narrowed and formed by two basal cells and one terminal cell; unciform trichomes (hook-shaped), which are smaller and also possess two basal cells and one terminal cell; and glandular trichomes, which are short.
Material--OMNH 74651, fragment of right proximal radius-ulna; 74652, right unciform; 74653, left proximal femur (Fig.
Measurements are 1, greatest length [1, 1]; 2, lateral length [2,-]; 3, mid-shaft width [3, 6]; 4, mid-shaft anteroposterior breadth [4, 7]; 5, proximal articular width [5, 2]; 6, proximal articular breadth [6, 3]; 7, width of magnum facet [7, 5]; 8, width of anterior unciform facet [8, -]; 8', width of posterior unciform facet [8', -]; 9, width of trapezoid facet [9, -]; 10, distal supra-articular width [10, 8]; 11, distal articular width [11, 9]; 12, anteroposterior breath of median ridge of trochlea [12, 11]; 13, least breadth of medical distal condyle [13, -]; 14, greatest breadth of medial distal condyle [14, 10]; 15, width plantar process [-, 4].