Mnemonic For Carpal Bones-Carpals Mnemonic
Mnemonic for carpal bones will help you to memorize the carpal bones with the aid of simple and easily learn-able mnemonic devices. Carpal bones mnemonic mainly involves two kinds of mnemonics which are explained in detail below. Before we get into those details, let us see which are the carpal bones in the wrist.
Carpals Of Wrist:
Below are two types of mnemonics for carpal bones.The first mnemonic is constructed by taking the initial letters of each of the carpal bones and a funny phrase is created for the acronym. The second mnemonic is constructed by finding words that sound close to the names of the carpal bones.
Mnemonic For Carpal Bones: Mnemonic device for acronym
If you take the first letter of each of the carpal bones, we have the acronym ‘SLTPTTCH’.
Carpal Bones Mnemonic 1 ‘Some Lonely Troubled People Tolerate Toneless Church Hymns‘
Carpal Bones Mnemonic 2 ‘Some Leaders Try Positions That They Cannot Handle‘
Carpal Bones Mnemonic 3 ‘Somalian Lazy Tactless Panthers Tried To Catch Hyenas‘
Carpal Bones Mnemonic(Dirty) ‘Sexy Latino Topless Prostitutes Teased Thin Chinese Hunks‘
Mnemonic For Carpal Bones: Mnemonic device with substitute words
The two column table below lists the names of the carpal bones in the first and the word mnemonics, which sound close to the names, in the second.
|Carpal Bones Of Wrist||Word Mnemonics|
|Triquetrum||Tick Eat Drum|
|Capitate||Cap A Tit|
The mnemonics for carpal bones in the second column has words which can be visualized easily. Why this is important because, for instance, scaphoid does not trigger any mental image but scaffold gives you an image of a scaffold which can be exaggerated or twisted or turned with our mental abilities.
Now the next step is to create a ridiculous and illogical carpal bones of hand story.
Since we do not have a mnemonic for ‘carpal’, we will use car pool which sounds like ‘carpal’.
Cutting to the chase, imagine in your mind’s eye millions of cars in a dirty pool (Carpal) and then you are see all this from a scaffold (Scaphoid) and then you jump down from the scafold and start eating the lawn (Lunate) and while eating the lawn, you see ticks eating a drum (Triquetrum) and that place transforms into a pissing farm (Pisiform) and there is a pond in which traps swim (Trapezium) and then those traps hide (Trapezoid) and they cap their teats (Capitate) and then they shout ‘Hi Mate’ (Hamate)!!!
Though the story is non-sense, it does serve a purpose. It helps you to remember the mnemonics and if you can recall the mnemonics, you will be able to recall the names of the carpal bones easily. That is the beauty of your mind.It can easily distinguish between a mnemonic and name of a bone.
Tell me how mnemonic for carpal bones helped you in comments. And also, if you have a better method to remember carpal bones, do let me know!
Memorize…the easy way…the crazy way!!!