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navicular

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adjective na·vic·u·lar \ nə-ˈvi-kyə-lər \

Definition of navicular

1 :shaped like a boat
  • a navicular bone
2 :of, relating to, or involving a navicular bone
  • navicular disease

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Origin and Etymology of navicular

Middle English naviculare, from Latin navicula boat, diminutive of navis


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navicular

noun

Definition of navicular

:a navicular bone:
a :one situated on the big-toe side of the tarsus in humans called also scaphoid
b :scaphoid 2
c :one situated in the hoof of a horse behind the coffin bone

Origin and Etymology of navicular

New Latin (os) naviculare a navicular bone


Medical Dictionary

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navicular

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noun na·vic·u·lar \ nə-ˈvik-yə-lər \
variants: or navicular bone

medical Definition of navicular

:a boat-shaped bone:
a :the one of the seven tarsal bones of the human foot that is situated on the big-toe side between the talus and the cuneiform bones called also scaphoid
b :scaphoid 2
c :a small bone enclosed within the hoof of the horse behind the junction of the coffin bone and short pastern bone

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navicular

adjective

medical Definition of navicular

1 :resembling or having the shape of a boat
  • navicular cells
2 :of, relating to, or involving a navicular bone
  • navicular fractures

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