discus articularis articulationis radioulnaris distalis


discus articularis articulationis radioulnaris distalis
[TA] articular disk of distal radioulnar joint: a triangular pad of fibrocartilage, attached at its base to the radius and at its apex to the base of the styloid process of the ulna; it usually separates the articular cavity of the distal radioulnar joint from that of the radiocarpal joint. Called also meniscus of inferior radioulnar joint and triquetrous or triquetral cartilage.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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