Definitions for hamateˈheɪ meɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ha•mateˈheɪ meɪt(n.)

  1. a bone of the carpus having a hooklike process projecting from the palmar surface.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of hamate:

1735–45; < L hāmātus hooked =hām(us) hook +-ātus -ate1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hamate, hamate bone, unciform bone, os hamatum(noun)

    the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers

Wiktionary

  1. hamate(Noun)

    The hamate bone.

  2. hamate(Adjective)

    Hooked at the tip.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hamate(adj)

    hooked; bent at the end into a hook; hamous

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