Scaphoid bone
Scaphoid Scaph"oid (?; 277), a. [Gr. ska`fh a boat + -oid: cf. F. scapho["i]de.] (Anat.) Resembling a boat in form; boat-shaped. -- n. The scaphoid bone. [1913 Webster]

{Scaphoid bone} (a) One of the carpal bones, which articulates with the radius; the radiale. (b) One of the tarsal bones; the navicular bone. See under {Navicular}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scaphoid — Scaph oid (?; 277), a. [Gr. ska fh a boat + oid: cf. F. scapho[ i]de.] (Anat.) Resembling a boat in form; boat shaped. n. The scaphoid bone. [1913 Webster] {Scaphoid bone} (a) One of the carpal bones, which articulates with the radius; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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