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scaph·oid

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

scaphoid

/scaph·oid/ (skaf´oid)
1. boat-shaped.
2. scaphoid bone

scaphoid

(skăf′oid′)
adj.
Shaped like a boat.
n.

scaphoid

[skaf′oid]
Etymology: Gk, skaphe, skiff, eidos, form
boat-shaped, such as the scaphoid bone of the wrist.

scaphoid

adjective Hollow; concave; boat-shaped.

noun Obsolete for navicular bone.

scaph·oid

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

scaphoid

  1. a bone of the wrist or ankle.
  2. boat-shaped.

scaphoid

1. shaped like a boat.
2. radial carpal bone. See Table 10.
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Central placement of the screw in simulated fractures of the scaphoid waist: A biomechanical study.
Interfragmentary compression across a simulated scaphoid fracture-analysis of 3 screws.
A biomechanical evaluation of a cannulated compressive screw for use in fractures of the scaphoid.
A comparison of fixation screws for the scaphoid during application of cyclical bending loads.
The relationship between the site of nonunion of the scaphoid and scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse.
Degenerative change in symptomatic scaphoid nonunion.
Volar wedge grafting of the carpal scaphoid in nonunion associated with dorsal instability patterns.