scaphoid

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scaph·oid

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

(skăf′oid′)
adj.
Shaped like a boat.
n.
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scaphoid

adjective Hollow; concave; boat-shaped.

noun Obsolete for navicular bone.
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scaph·oid

(skaf'oyd) [TA]
Boat-shaped; hollowed.
See also: scaphoid (bone)
Synonym(s): navicular.
[scapho- + G. eidos, resemblance]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

scaphoid

  1. a bone of the wrist or ankle.
  2. boat-shaped.
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