navicular
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English naviculare, from Latin navicula boat, diminutive of navis Date: 15th century 1. shaped like a boat <
a navicular bone
>
2. of, relating to, or involving a navicular bone <
navicular disease
>
II. noun Etymology: New Latin (os) naviculare a navicular bone Date: 1816 a navicular bone: a. one situated on the big-toe side of the tarsus in humans — called also scaphoid b. scaphoid 2 c. one situated in the hoof of a horse behind the coffin bone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • navicular — adj. anat. Que tiene forma de navecilla. Medical Dictionary. 2011. navicular hueso …   Diccionario médico

  • navicular — naviculár adj. m., pl. naviculári; f. sg. naviculáră, pl. naviculáre Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  NAVICULÁR, Ă adj. În formă de nacelă, de barcă. [cf …   Dicționar Român

  • navicular — adjetivo 1. Que tiene forma de nave o barca pequeñita: hoja navicular, tallo navicular …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • navicular — (Del lat. naviculāris). 1. adj. De forma abarquillada o de navecilla. Hojas, tallos naviculares. 2. m. Anat. hueso escafoides. ☛ V. fosa navicular, hueso navicular …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Navicular — Na*vic u*lar, n. (Anat.) The navicular bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • navicular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que tem feitio de navio ou de navícula. 2.  [Anatomia] Que tem uma cavidade oblonga. 3. osso navicular: o escafoide …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Navicular — Navicular, lat. dtsch., schifförmig; N. bein, schifförmiges Bein der Fußwurzel …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”