short bone

noun
\ ˈshȯrt- How to pronounce short bone (audio) \

Medical Definition of short bone

: a bone (as of the tarsus or carpus) that is of approximately equal length in all dimensions

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“Short bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/short%20bone. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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