Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A navicular or scaphoid bone: more fully called os naviculare.
“The Navicular Bone (os naviculare pedis; scaphoid bone) (Figs. 276, 277).”
“The Navicular Bone (os naviculare manus; scaphoid bone) (Fig. 221).”
“Placing his forefinger here, he ought to place his thumb on the other side of the foot directly opposite, which will show him where the os naviculare and astragalus are connected.”
“The surgeon will penetrate the last the most easily, particularly by taking for his guide the eminence which indicates the attachment of the tibialis anticus muscle to the inside of the os naviculare.”
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