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cuneiform

 [ku-ne´ĭ-form]
wedge-shaped; applied particularly to three of the tarsal bones of the foot. See anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.

cu·ne·i·form

(kū'ne-i-fōrm), Avoid the mispronunciation cune'iform.
Wedge-shaped. See: intermediate cuneiform (bone), lateral cuneiform (bone), medial cuneiform (bone).

cuneiform

/cu·ne·i·form/ (ku-ne´ĭ-form) wedge-shaped.

cuneiform

(kyo͞o′nē-ə-fôrm′, kyo͞o-nē′-)
adj.
1. Wedge-shaped.
2.
a. Of or relating to any of various related writing systems of the ancient Near East having characters formed by the arrangement of small wedge-shaped elements and used to write Sumerian, Akkadian, Elamite, Hittite, Old Persian, and other languages.
b. Relating to, composed in, or using such characters.
3. Anatomy Of, relating to, or being a wedge-shaped bone or cartilage.
n.
1. Cuneiform writing.
2. Anatomy A wedge-shaped bone, especially one of three such bones in the tarsus of the foot.

cuneiform

[kyo̅o̅nē′əfôrm′]
Etymology: L, cuneus, wedge, forma
1 adj, (of bone and cartilage) wedge-shaped.
2 n, bone of the foot between the navicular and metatarsals.

cu·ne·i·form

(kū'ne-i-fōrm)
1. Denotes anything wedge shaped.
2. Especially denotes three distal tarsal bones (i.e., the medial, lateral, and intermediate cuneiform bones).

cuneiform

1. Wedge-shaped.
2. One of the three wedge-shaped bones in the foot.

cuneate

; cuneiform wedge-shaped

cuneiform

1. wedge-shaped.
2. the first, second and third tarsal bones.

cuneiform process
processes of the arytenoid cartilage in dogs, or the epiglottic cartilages of horses.
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