Definition of Cuboid

1. Noun. A rectangular parallelepiped.




2. Adjective. Shaped like a cube.
Exact synonyms: Cube-shaped, Cubelike, Cubical, Cubiform, Cuboidal
Similar to: Cubic, Three-dimensional
Derivative terms: Cube, Cube, Cube, Cube, Cube

Definition of Cuboid

1. a. Cube- shaped, or nearly so; as, the cuboid bone of the foot.

Definition of Cuboid

1. Adjective. Of the shape of a cube. ¹

2. Noun. (anatomy) The cuboid bone. ¹

3. Noun. (geometry) A parallelepiped having six rectangular faces. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cuboid

1. a bone of the foot [n -S] : CUBOIDAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Cuboid

1. 1. Resembling a cube in shape. 2. Relating to the os cuboideum. Origin: G. Kybos, cube, + eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuboid

cubitieres
cubits
cubitus
cubitus valgus
cubitus varus
cubituses
cubless
cublike
cuboargyrite
cuboctahedra
cuboctahedral
cuboctahedric
cuboctahedron
cuboctahedrons
cuboctohedral
cuboid (current term)
cuboid bone
cuboidal
cuboidal articular surface of calcaneus
cuboidal cell
cuboidal epithelial cell
cuboidal epithelium
cuboideonavicular joint
cuboideonavicular ligaments
cuboidodigital reflex
cuboids
cubomedusa
cubomedusan
cubooctahedra
cubooctahedral

Literary usage of Cuboid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"ARTICULATIONS OF THE Os CALCIS WITH THE cuboid. The ligaments connecting the os calcis with the cuboid are four in number: Dorsal. Plantar. ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"ARTICULATIONS OF THE Os CALCIS WITH THE cuboid. The ligaments connecting the os calcis with the cuboid are four in number: T) . if Superior Calcaneo-cuboid. ..."

3. Physical Anthropology of the Lenape Or Delawares, and of the Eastern Indians by Aleš Hrdlička (1916)
"cuboid The cuboid bone, though so irregular, can be fairly conveniently ... MUNSEE: cuboid MALES * Between the moat prominent points on the superior and ..."

4. Human Osteology: Comprising a Description of the Bones with Delineations of by Luther Holden, James Shuter (1885)
"The scaphoid articulates with the three cuneiform bones in front, the astragalus behind, and sometimes with the cuboid. Ossification. ..."

5. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen, Marcus Beck, Raymond Johnson (1895)
"... calcaneo-cuboid articulations iio'ected, with their contiguous bones, resection of the bones and plicated will often be attended with very satisfactory ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"ARTICULATIONS OF THE Os CALCIS WITH THE cuboid. The ligaments connecting the os calcis with the cuboid are four in number: Dorsal. Plantar. ..."

7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"ARTICULATIONS OF THE Os CALCIS WITH THE cuboid. The ligaments connecting the os calcis with the cuboid are four in number: T) . if Superior Calcaneo-cuboid. ..."

8. Physical Anthropology of the Lenape Or Delawares, and of the Eastern Indians by Aleš Hrdlička (1916)
"cuboid The cuboid bone, though so irregular, can be fairly conveniently ... MUNSEE: cuboid MALES * Between the moat prominent points on the superior and ..."

9. Human Osteology: Comprising a Description of the Bones with Delineations of by Luther Holden, James Shuter (1885)
"The scaphoid articulates with the three cuneiform bones in front, the astragalus behind, and sometimes with the cuboid. Ossification. ..."

10. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen, Marcus Beck, Raymond Johnson (1895)
"... calcaneo-cuboid articulations iio'ected, with their contiguous bones, resection of the bones and plicated will often be attended with very satisfactory ..."

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