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Descriptions of Capitate

Capitate: the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metatarsal
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Capitate

Capitate: The capitate is one of eight small carpal bones, which are located in each wrist. The capitate articulates with other carpal bones and the second, third, and fourth metacarpal bones to allow for the complex, flexible movements of the wrist. The capitate forms a part of the appendicular skeleton. Conditions that can afflict the capitate include infection, trauma, fracture, osteoporosis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.

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