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Articular Area of Capitate Bone
Skeletal System

Articular Area of Capitate Bone

Area articularis ossis capitati

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Description

The articular area of the capitate bone consists of the proximal, distal, medial, and lateral aspects of the bone that articulate with adjacent bones. It includes the scaphoid, lunate, and hamate articular facets, and the second, third, and fourth metacarpal articular facets of capitate bone.

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In addition, the capitate bone is displaced proximally between the scaphoid and the lunate.

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