Apófisis estiloides del tercer metacarpiano [III] - Processus styloideus ossis metacarpi tertii III

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The dorsal aspect of base of the third metacarpal bone presents on its radial side a pyramidal eminence, the styloid process, which extends upward behind the capitate; immediately distal to this is a rough surface for the attachment of the Extensor carpi radialis 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/).

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Anatomia general > Huesos; Sistema esquelético > Esqueleto apendicular > Huesos de los miembros superiores > Porción libre del miembro superior > Huesos de la mano > Huesos del metacarpo [I-V] > Apófisis estiloides del tercer metacarpiano [III]

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