cuneiform bone

cuneiform bone
noun
a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones
Hypernyms: ↑carpal bone, ↑carpal, ↑wrist bone

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  • cuneiform bone — n 1) any of three small bones of the tarsus situated between the navicular and the first three metatarsals: a) one on the medial side of the foot that is just proximal to the first metatarsal bone and is the largest of the three bones called also …   Medical dictionary

  • cuneiform bone middle — cuneiform bone, second os cuneiforme intermedium …   Medical dictionary

  • cuneiform bone — rocker bone (a prominent, median, bean shaped bone in Ophidiidae and Carapidae which is drummed against the anterior end of the gas bladder for sound production) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Medial cuneiform bone — Bone: First cuneiform bone Skeleton of foot. Medial aspect. Latin os cuneiforme mediale, os cuneiform primum Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • cuneiform bone — noun Any one of three wedge shaped bones of the foot. Syn: os cuneiforme …   Wiktionary

  • Lateral cuneiform bone — Infobox Bone Name = Third cuneiform bone Latin = os cuneiforme laterale, os cuneiforme tertium GraySubject = 63 GrayPage = 271 Caption = Skeleton of foot. Lateral aspect. Caption2 = Articulations = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = o 07… …   Wikipedia

  • Intermediate cuneiform bone — Infobox Bone Name = Second cuneiform bone Latin = os cuneiforme intermedium, os cuneiforme secundum GraySubject = 63 GrayPage = 271 Caption = Skeleton of foot. Lateral aspect. Caption2 = Articulations = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = o 07… …   Wikipedia

  • intermediate cuneiform bone — n CUNEIFORM BONE (1b) …   Medical dictionary

  • lateral cuneiform bone — n CUNEIFORM BONE (1c) …   Medical dictionary

  • medial cuneiform bone — n CUNEIFORM BONE (1a) …   Medical dictionary

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