Navicular bone
Navicular Na*vic"u*lar, a. [L. navicularius, fr. navicula, dim. of navis ship: cf. F. naviculaire.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship. [1913 Webster]

2. Shaped like a boat; cymbiform; scaphoid; as, the navicular glumes of most grasses; the navicular bone. [1913 Webster]

{Navicular bone}. (Anat.) (a) One of the middle bones of the tarsus, corresponding to the centrale; -- called also {scaphoid}. (b) A proximal bone on the radial side of the carpus; the scaphoid.

{Navicular disease} (Far.), a disease affecting the navicular bone, or the adjacent parts, in a horse's foot. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Accessory navicular bone — An accessory navicular bone is a bone of the foot that occasionally develops abnormally in front of the ankle towards the inside of the foot. This bone may be present in approximately 2.5% of the general population and is usually asymptomatic.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Navicular Disease — is a soundness problem in horses, more accurately called navicular syndrome as opposed to disease. It most commonly describes an inflammation or degeneration of the navicular bone and its surrounding tissues, usually on the front feet. It can… …   Wikipedia

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