Processo estilóide do rádio - Processus styloideus radii

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The lateral surface of lower extremiity of radius is prolonged obliquely downward into a strong, conical projection, the radial styloid process, which gives attachment by its base to the tendon of the Brachioradialis, and by its apex to the radial collateral ligament of the wrist-joint. The lateral surface of this process is marked by a flat groove, for the tendons of the Abductor pollicis longus and Extensor pollicis brevis.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Hierarquia Anatômica

Anatomia geral > Ossos; sistema esquelético > Esqueleto apendicular > Ossos do membro superior > Parte livre do membro superior > Rádio > Processo estilóide do rádio

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