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Henry Gray (1825–1861).  Anatomy of the Human Body.  1918.
 
and gives attachment to the transverse carpal ligament and sometimes origin to a few fibers of the Abductor pollicis brevis. The lateral surface is rough and narrow, and gives attachment to the radial collateral ligament of the wrist. The medial surface presents two articular facets; of these, the superior or smaller is flattened of semilunar form, and articulates with the lunate bone; the inferior or larger is concave, forming with the lunate a concavity for the head of the capitate bone.


FIG. 220– Bones of the left hand. Dorsal surface. (See enlarged image)


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