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cuboid

 [ku´boid]
resembling a cube; applied particularly to a bone of the foot. See anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cu·boid

, cuboidal (kyū'boyd, kū-boy'dăl), [TA]
1. Resembling a cube in shape.
2. Relating to the os cuboideum.
[G. kybos, cube, + eidos, resemblance]
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cuboid

(kyo͞o′boid′)
adj.
Having the approximate shape of a cube.
n.
1. Anatomy A tarsal bone on the outer side of the foot in front of the calcaneus and behind the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones.
2. Mathematics A rectangular parallelepiped.

cu·boi′dal (kyo͞o-boid′l) adj.
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cuboid

adjective Cuboidal.
 
noun Cuboid bone.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

cu·boid

, cuboidal (kyū'boyd, -boy'dăl) [TA]
1. Resembling a cube.
2. Relating to the os cuboideum.
[G. kybos, cube, + eidos, resemblance]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cuboid

One of the bones of the foot. It lies on the outer side immediately in front of the large heel bone, the CALCANEUS, and behind the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

cu·boid

, cuboidal (kyū'boyd, -boy'dăl) [TA]
1. Resembling a cube.
2. Relating to the os cuboideum.
[G. kybos, cube, + eidos, resemblance]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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