space of Destot

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Named for scientist Étienne Destot (1864-1918).


space of Destot (plural spaces of Destot)

  1. (anatomy) The space in the wrist bounded by the hamate, capitate, triquetral and lunate bones.
    • 1953, Acta Radiologica
      It has been referred to by the French as the "space of Destot" (Barbet, 1948) and will be termed here the "medial intercarpal space".[1]

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  1. ^ O'Rahilly, Ronan (May 1953), “Epitriquetrum, Hypotriquetrum, and Lunatoriquetrum”, in Acta Radiologica[1], volume os-39, issue 5, DOI:10.1177/028418515303900505, ISSN 0284-1851, LCCN unk80003006, OCLC 610317336, retrieved January 19, 2017, page 401