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na·vic·u·lar

(nă-vik'yū-lăr), [TA]
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]

navicular

(nə-vĭk′yə-lər)
n.
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.
adj.
Shaped like a boat; scaphoid.

navicular

adjective Referring or pertaining to the navicular bone.

noun The navicular bone itself.

scaph·oid

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

navicular

The 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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Biomechanics of the accessory navicular synchondrosis.
Symptomatic and asymptomatic accessory navicular bones: findings ofTc-99m MDP bone scintigraphy.
Results of simple excision technique in the surgical treatment of symptomatic accessory navicular bones.
Treatment of painful accessory navicular: a modification to simple excision.
Kidner procedure for symptomatic accessory navicular and its relation to pes planus.
The painful accessory navicular: a clinical and histopathological study.
The relationship of the accessory navicular to the development of the flat foot.
Clinical outcome of surgical treatment of the symptomatic accessory navicular. Foot Ankle Int.
Percutaneous drilling of symptomatic accessory navicular in young athletes.