Tubérculo - Tuberculum ossis scaphoidei



The anterior surface of scaphoid is concave above, and elevated at its lower and lateral part into a rounded projection, the tubercle, which is directed forwardand gives attachment to the transverse carpal ligament and sometimes origin to a few fibers of the Abductor 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/).

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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 carpo > Hueso escafoides > Tubérculo