Scapholunar bone
Scapholunar Scaph`o*lu"nar, a. [Scaphoid + lunar.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the scaphoid and lunar bones of the carpus. -- n. The scapholunar bone. [1913 Webster]

{Scapholunar bone}, a bone formed by the coalescence of the scaphoid and lunar in the carpus of carnivora. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scapholunar — Scaph o*lu nar, a. [Scaphoid + lunar.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the scaphoid and lunar bones of the carpus. n. The scapholunar bone. [1913 Webster] {Scapholunar bone}, a bone formed by the coalescence of the scaphoid and lunar in the carpus of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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