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na·vic·u·lar

(nă-vik'yū-lăr), [TA]
Flattened, medially placed tarsal bone, concave on its posterior surface to accommodate the head of the talus, and convex on its anterior surface to articulate with the three cuneiform bones.
[L. navicularis, relating to shipping]

navicular

/na·vic·u·lar/ (-ler) scaphoid.

navicular

(nə-vĭk′yə-lər)
n.
1. A comma-shaped bone of the human wrist, located in the first row of carpals.
2. A concave bone of the human foot, located between the talus and the metatarsals. In both senses also called scaphoid.
adj.
Shaped like a boat; scaphoid.

navicular

[navik′yələr]
boat-shaped; sunken.

navicular

adjective Referring or pertaining to the navicular bone.

noun The navicular bone itself.

scaph·oid

(skaf'oyd) [TA]
Boat-shaped; hollowed.
See also: scaphoid (bone)
Synonym(s): navicular.
[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]

navicular

The outermost of the wrist (CARPAL) bones on the thumb side in the nearest row. The bone is roughly boat-shaped, hence the name, which is derived from the Latin navis , a boat. Also known as SCAPHOID.

navicular

biconcave tarsal bone; articulates proximally with head of talus and distally with proximal facets of cuneiforms; forms the 'keystone' at height of medial longitudinal arch of foot

navicular

boat-shaped; applied to certain bones, such as the navicular bones of the horse's foot and human ankle.

navicular block
a specially carved block of wood in which a horse's foot is lodged to enable a radiograph of the navicular bone to be taken at a suitable angle.
navicular bone
1. the distal sesamoid bone of a horse's foot; it lies on the palmar side of the coffin joint and serves to change the direction of the deep digital flexor tendon as it inserts on the distal phalanx. Its palmar surface is covered with fibrocartilage, its dorsal surface with hyaline cartilage and its dorsal surface is pocked with a row of nutrient foramina.
2. (rare) the central tarsal bone.
navicular bursa inflammation
in the horse may contain Brucella abortus; a cause of intermittent lameness.
navicular disease
a chronic degeneration of the navicular bone in which there is damage to its flexor surface and the overlying flexor tendon in the front feet of horses. There may be an accompanying navicular bursitis and osteophyte formation. Characterized by intermittent lameness and pointing when the animal is standing. Called also podotrochlitis.
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Se observa que la longitud del pie equivale al 15 % de la estatura de los sujetos, que el ancho del antepie, el ancho del retropie y la altura navicular equivalen al 39 %, 25 % y el 14 % o 15 % de la longitud del pie, respectivamente.
Uncompensated (very uncommon) Calcaneus Vertical & Navicular Raised = Supination (lateral foot weight shift, 1st ray off ground) Compensated
Paul ended up with a navicular fusion - the fractured bone re-fused in the wrong way.
In the first stage, in sitting on chair position, feet non weight bearing, the height of navicular tuberosity was measured.
Joel Embiid suffered a stress fracture to the navicular bone in his right foot," Arn Tellem said Thursday via ESPN.
A joint statement by Arsenal and the FA said: "Jack Wilshere has sustained a hairline fracture to the navicular bone in his left foot.
It's such an important bone," he said, pointing to the navicular on his right foot.
Saxena has published a great deal of research--over 100 articles and book chapters--in areas related to lower-extremity sports injury, including Achilles, Lisfranc's and Peroneal tendon pathologies; transplants and osteochondral injuries related to ankle reconstruction; arthritis; and stress fractures (both navicular and sesamoid).
2A que comprende el CF-5772 un maleolo; el CF-5773 un astragalo; el CF-5774 un cuboide; el CF-5775 un navicular y el CF-5776 un ectomesocuneiforme; ademas del CF-5777 un metatarso; el CF-5778 una III falange proximal del pie y el CF-5779 una III falange media del pie.
13] With the subject standing, the angle between the first metatarsal, medial malleolus and the navicular bone was measured.