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  • noun Plural form of cuneiform.

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Examples

  • On the cart lay the following: proximal and distal portions of a left femur; a fragment of proximal left fibula; two fragments of left tibia, one proximal, the other distal, including the mangled malleolus; a portion of left pelvis extending from the pubic bone out into the blade; the talus, navicular, and third and second cuneiforms from a left foot.

    Spider Bones

  • The Apologue or Beast-fable proper, a theme which may be of any age, as it is found in the hieroglyphs and in the cuneiforms.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The idea of Yahweh, or Yah, is palpably Egyptian, the Ankh or ever-living One: the etymon, however, was learned at Babylon and is still found amongst the cuneiforms.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The late Mr. George Smith found amongst the cuneiforms fragmentary Beast-fables, such as dialogues between the Ox and the Horse, the Eagle and the Sun. In after centuries, when the conquests of Macedonian Alexander completed what Sesostris and

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • She saw Conan the Barbarian comics jumbled with math equations and hadal cuneiforms.

    Deeper

  • She saw Conan the Barbarian comics jumbled with math equations and hadal cuneiforms.

    Deeper

  • —The navicular articulates with four bones: the talus and the three cuneiforms; occasionally with a fifth, the cuboid.

    II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus

  • —The first cuneiform bone is the largest of the three cuneiforms.

    II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus

  • It is situated between the other two cuneiforms, and articulates with the navicular behind, and the second metatarsal in front.

    II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus

  • —The second cuneiform articulates with four bones: the navicular, first and third cuneiforms, and second metatarsal.

    II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus

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