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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.

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]

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.

cuboid

adjective Cuboidal.
 
noun Cuboid bone.

cu·boid

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

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.

cu·boid

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