os vesalianum


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os ve·sa·li·a·num

the tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal bone sometimes existing as a separate bone.

os vesalianum

A bone that develops from the ossification of the posterior tubercle of the fifth metatarsal.
See also: os

Vesalius,

Andreas (Andre), Flemish anatomist, 1514-1564.
Vesalius bone - the tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal bone sometimes existing as a separate bone. Synonym(s): os vesalianum
Vesalius foramen - a minute inconstant foramen in the greater wing of the sphenoid bone. Synonym(s): foramen venosum
Vesalius vein - the emissary vein passing through the foramen venosum.

os vesalianum

accessory ossicle at fifth metatarsal base, or non-fused styloid process; may be incorrectly interpreted on X-ray as a Robert Jones fracture