[ Greek ska`fh
a boat + -oid
: confer French scaphoïde
Resembling a boat in form; boat-shaped. -- noun
The scaphoid bone. Scaphoid bone (a) One of the carpal bones, which articulates with the
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<anatomy> Resembling a boat in form; boat-shaped. ... The scaphoid bone. Scaphoid bone One of the carpal bones, which articulates with the radius; the radiale. One of the tarsal bones; the navicular bone. See Navicular. ... Origin: Gr. A boat: cf. F. Scaphoide. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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(skaf´oid) boat-shaped, such as the scaphoid bone; called also navicular.
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• (a.) Resembling a boat in form; boat-shaped. • (n.) The scaphoid bone.
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(bone) Type: Term Definitions: 1. the largest bone of the proximal row of the carpus on the lateral (radial) side, articulating with the radius, lunate, capitate, trapezium, and trapezoid. Synonyms: os scaphoideum, navicular bone of hand, os naviculare manus
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Type: Term Pronunciation: skaf′oyd Definitions: 1. Boat-shaped; hollowed. See: scaphoid (bone)
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adjective, Greek skaphe = skiff, and eidos = shape or form; hence the carpal which is hollowed out on its distal surface for the head of the capitate; also the fossa occupied by tensor veli palatini muscle.
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