Mnemonic to remember carpal bones

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Scaphoid

Lunate

Triquetrum

Pisiform

Trapezium

Trapezoid

Capitate

Hamate

Carpal bones

The proximal row contains scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum and pisiform from lateral to medial.

The distal row contains trapezium, trapezoid, capitate and hamate from lateral to medial.

Hence, in total, there are 8 carpal bones in each wrist.

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