navicular


navicular
/neuh vik"yeuh leuhr/, Anat.
adj.
1. boat-shaped, as certain bones.
n.
2. Also, naviculare /neuh vik'yeuh lair"ee, -lahr"ee/.
3. the bone at the radial end of the proximal row of the bones of the carpus.
4. the bone in front of the talus on the inner side of the foot.
[1535-45; < LL navicularis of, relating to shipping, equiv. to L navicul(a) a small ship (navi(s) ship + -cula -CULE1;) + -aris -AR1]

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  • navicular — (adj.) boat shaped, 1540s, from L.L. navicularis pertaining to a boat, from navicula, dim. of navis ship (see NAVAL (Cf. naval)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • navicular — [nə vik′yə lər] adj. [LL navicularis < L navicula, dim. of navis, a ship: see NAVY] shaped like a boat: said esp. of certain bones n. any of various boat shaped bones; esp., a) the outer bone of the first row of carpals in the wrist b) a bone… …   English World dictionary

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