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scaphoid

scaphoid

noun scaph·oid \ˈska-ˌfid\

Definition of SCAPHOID

1
:  navicular a
2
:  the bone of the thumb side of the carpus that is the largest in the proximal row; also :  the navicular bone of the tarsus
scaphoid adjective

Origin of SCAPHOID

New Latin scaphoides, from Greek skaphoeidēs, from skaphos boat
First Known Use: 1831

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