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Related to navicular: Navicular fossa
Flattened, medially placed tarsal bone, concave on its posterior surface to accommodate the head of the talus, and convex on its anterior surface to articulate with the three cuneiform bones.
[L. navicularis, relating to shipping]
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1. A comma-shaped bone of the human wrist, located in the first row of carpals.
2. A concave bone of the human foot, located between the talus and the metatarsals. In both senses also called scaphoid.
Shaped like a boat; scaphoid.
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navicularadjective Referring or pertaining to the navicular bone.
noun The navicular bone itself.
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[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]
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navicularThe outermost of the wrist (CARPAL) bones on the thumb side in the nearest row. The bone is roughly boat-shaped, hence the name, which is derived from the Latin navis , a boat. Also known as SCAPHOID.
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