The is Hamate one of the carpal bones (of
The location of the Hamate is indicated
in the diagram opposite - where all the carpal bones are shaded blue
to identify them as carpal bones.
See the Revision page about Bones
of the Hand, Wrist and Lower-Arms for further information including
a larger fully labelled diagram. This may be particularly interesting study/revision material for students
following courses in Reflexology
because such courses generally require a good basic knowledge of the skeletal
structures of the hands and feet.