Definitions

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  • n. One of the bones of the tarsus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy, pertaining to the outermost cuneiform bone; ectosphenoid.
  • n. The outermost one of the three cuneiform or wedge-shaped bones of the distal row of tarsal bones; the ectocuneiform or ectosphenoid bone of the foot. See cut under foot.

Etymologies

ecto- +‎ cuneiform (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Cub., cuboid; Ecc., ectocuneiform; Enc., entocuneiform; doi: 10.1371 / journal. pone.0004366.g011

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  • The deeply concave navicular has a proximal keel for articulation with the astragalus, and distal facets for articulation with the ento -, meso -, and ectocuneiform (

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