Cuneiform Cu*ne"i*form, Cuniform Cu"ni*form, n. 1. The wedge-shaped characters used in ancient Persian and Assyrian inscriptions. --I. Taylor (The Alphabet). [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) (a) One of the three tarsal bones supporting the first, second third metatarsals. They are usually designated as external, middle, and internal, or {ectocuniform}, {mesocuniform}, and {entocuniform}, respectively. (b) One of the carpal bones usually articulating with the ulna; -- called also {pyramidal} and {ulnare}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Ulnare — Ul*na re, n.; pl. {Ulnaria}. [NL. See {Ulna}.] (Anat.) One of the bones or cartilages of the carpus, which articulates with the ulna and corresponds to the cuneiform in man. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ulnare — agg. [der. di ulna ]. (anat.) [che riguarda l ulna, che ha rapporti con l ulna: region., lato u. ] ▶◀ cubitale …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • ulnare — noun The ulna …   Wiktionary

  • ulnare — ul·na·re (əl naґre) [L.] os triquetrum …   Medical dictionary

  • ulnare — ul·nà·re agg., s.m. TS anat. 1. agg., dell ulna, che si riferisce all ulna Sinonimi: cubitale. 2. s.m. → osso piramidale {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1922 …   Dizionario italiano

  • ulnare — {{hw}}{{ulnare}}{{/hw}}agg. (anat.) Dell ulna …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • ulnare — pl.m. e f. ulnari …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • ulnare — n. (Anatomy) bone or cartilage of the carpus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ulnare — agg. (anat.) cubitale …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • ulnare — ul·nare …   English syllables

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