noun ra·di·ale \ˌrādēˈa(ˌ)lē, -ˈā(-, -ˈä(-\

Definition of radiale



  1. 1a :  a bone or cartilage of the carpus that articulates with the radius; specifically :  the navicular in man b :  a bone in the carpus of a bird made up of the radiale fused with either the intermedium or the centrale

  2. 2 :  a radial plate of a crinoid

  3. 3 :  a bone or cartilage distal to the basale and directly supporting a ray in a fish's fin; also :  actinost

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Origin and Etymology of radiale

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, neuter singular of radialis radial

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to cast off or become cast off

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