cuneiform bone


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cuneiform bone

(kyo͞o′nē-ə-fôrm′, kyo͞o-nē′-)
n.
1. A wedge-shaped bone, especially any of the three bones located in the tarsus of the foot.

cuneiform bone

One of the bones of the internal, middle, and external tarsus.
See also: bone
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A case of duplication of the internal cuneiform bone of the foot (Cuneiforme bipartitum).
However, the reported incidence in the literature of a bipartite medial cuneiform bone has ranged from 0.3% to 2.4% in cadaveric studies [3].
It consists of the articulations between the five metatarsals, the three cuneiform bones, and the cuboid.