Recent Examples of sesamoid from the Web
The question is whether the toe injury – a likely sesamoid fracture – will heal or require surgery.
Mengden suffered a fracture of his medial tibial sesamoid bone during a bullpen throwing session.
Trainer John Shirreffs said X-rays showed a fractured sesamoid bone in the colt’s right front ankle.
Trainer John Shirreffs said X-rays showed a fractured sesamoid bone in the colt's right front ankle.
Forsythe has had surgeries to remove a sesamoid in both feet and suffered from plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sesamoid.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of sesamoid
First Known Use: circa 1696See Words from the same year
medical Definition of sesamoid
- the patella is the largest sesamoid bone in the human body
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sesamoid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).