medial cuneiform bone

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medial cuneiform bone

the largest of three cuneiform bones of the foot, situated on the medial side of the tarsus, between the scaphoid bone and the first metatarsal. It serves as the attachment for various ligaments, the tendons of the tibialis anterior, and the peroneus longus. It articulates with the scaphoid, the intermediate cuneiform, and the first and second metatarsals. Also called internal cuneiform bone.

me·di·al cu·ne·i·form bone

(mē'dē-ăl kyū-nē'i-fōrm bōn)
The largest of the three cuneiform bones, the medial bone of the distal row of the tarsus, articulating with the intermediate cuneiform, navicular, and first and second metatarsal bones.
Synonym(s): wedge bone.