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- Pertaining to the astragalus.
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- adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the astragalus.
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- adjective anatomy Of or pertaining to the
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- adjective of or relating to the anklebone
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Other astragalar facets include a narrow convex articular surface for the cuboid adjacent to the deeply notched surface for the navicular, a small curved surface laterally for articulation with the ectal facet of the calcaneum, a proximodistally elongated convex facet ventrally for long excursion on the calcaneal sustentacular surface, and a small facet adjacent to the cuboid facet for articulation with the calcaneum.
Scapular blade forming a 45° angle with coracoid articulation; humeral distal condyles exposed on anterior of shaft; stout ulna; humeral deltopectoral crest markedly expanded distally; elliptical femoral mid-shaft cross-section; distal condyles of femur bevelled dorso-medially; astragalar posterior fossa undivided
The astragalar facet is tall and triangular with a rounded proximal margin.
A fibular groove runs from the distal end of the fibular flange to the distal expansion where it meets the astragalar facet.
n. - ankle-bone; rounded beading or moulding on column; pl., dice. astragalar, adj. astragalomancy, n. divination by ankle-bones or dice. astragalus n.