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cuboid

adjective cu·boid \ ˈkyü-ˌbȯid \

Definition of cuboid

1 : approximately cubical in shape
2 : relating to or being the cuboid

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First Known Use of cuboid

circa 1828

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cuboid

noun

Definition of cuboid

: the outermost bone in the distal row of tarsal bones of many higher vertebrates

First Known Use of cuboid

1839

in the meaning defined above

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cuboid

adjective cu·boid \ ˈkyü-ˌbȯid \

medical Definition of cuboid

1 : relating to or being the cuboid
  • the cuboid bone
2 : shaped approximately like a cube

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cuboid

noun

medical Definition of cuboid

: the outermost bone in the distal row of tarsal bones of the foot that supports the fourth and fifth metatarsals

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