navicular bone of foot

os naviculare.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Navicular bone — Navicular Na*vic u*lar, a. [L. navicularius, fr. navicula, dim. of navis ship: cf. F. naviculaire.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship. [1913 Webster] 2. Shaped like a boat; cymbiform; scaphoid; as, the navicular glumes of most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Navicular bone — For the bone in the wrist/hand formerly called navicular, see scaphoid bone Bone: Navicular bone The left navicular. Antero lateral view …   Wikipedia

  • navicular bone — noun One of the tarsal bones of the foot or one of the carpal bones of the wrist. Syn: scaphoid …   Wiktionary

  • Accessory navicular bone — An accessory navicular bone is a bone of the foot that occasionally develops abnormally in front of the ankle towards the inside of the foot. This bone may be present in approximately 2.5% of the general population and is usually asymptomatic.… …   Wikipedia

  • Navicular Disease — is a soundness problem in horses, more accurately called navicular syndrome as opposed to disease. It most commonly describes an inflammation or degeneration of the navicular bone and its surrounding tissues, usually on the front feet. It can… …   Wikipedia

  • Navicular — Na*vic u*lar, a. [L. navicularius, fr. navicula, dim. of navis ship: cf. F. naviculaire.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship. [1913 Webster] 2. Shaped like a boat; cymbiform; scaphoid; as, the navicular glumes of most grasses;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Navicular disease — Navicular Na*vic u*lar, a. [L. navicularius, fr. navicula, dim. of navis ship: cf. F. naviculaire.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship. [1913 Webster] 2. Shaped like a boat; cymbiform; scaphoid; as, the navicular glumes of most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • navicular — 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. SYN: os navicul …   Medical dictionary

  • navicular arthritis — inflammation of the navicular bursa and the cartilage covering the navicular bone of the foot of a horse …   Medical dictionary

  • Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …   Medical dictionary

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