Definition of Cuboid bone

1. Noun. The cube shaped bone on the outer side of the tarsus.

Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Group relationships: Tarsus



Definition of Cuboid bone

1. Noun. One of the seven tarsal bones. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Cuboid bone

1. The lateral bone of the distal row of the tarsus, articulating with the calcaneus, lateral cuneiform, navicular (occasionally), and fourth and fifth metatarsal bones. Synonym: os cuboideum. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuboid Bone

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

Literary usage of Cuboid bone

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"It is inserted into the inner side of the cuboid bone. This ligament forms one of the chief bonds of union between the first and second rows of the tarsus. ..."

2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"It is inserted into the inner side of the cuboid bone. This ligament forms one of the chief bonds of union between the first and second rows of the tarsus. ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1900)
"cuboid bone. The difference between the two procedures is shown in Figs. 3 and 4. Lange claims that there is a double advantage in the new operation : (1) ..."

4. The Medical News (1881)
"The excision of the cuboid bone in confirmed and inveterate club-foot, ... the extraction of the cuboid bone; the foot was then placed on a gutter. ..."

5. Human Osteology: Comprising a Description of the Bones with Delineations of by Luther Holden, James Shuter (1885)
"THE cuboid bone. Situation.—The cuboid bone is situated on the outer side of the tarsus, and is wedged in between the os calcis and the fourth and fifth ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"Each cuneiform bone is connected with one, and the cuboid bone with two, of these metatarsal bones. Behind, they are close together, but as they run ..."

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