Definition of Cuneiform bone

1. Noun. A wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones.




Definition of Cuneiform bone

1. Noun. (anatomy) Any one of three wedge-shaped bones of the foot. ¹

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Medical Definition of Cuneiform bone

1. See: triquetral bone, intermediate cuneiform bone, lateral cuneiform bone, medial cuneiform bone. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuneiform Bone

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cuneiform bone (current term)
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cuneocuboid joint
cuneocuboid ligaments
cuneometatarsal joints
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Literary usage of Cuneiform bone

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The Synovial Membrane between the internal cuneiform bone and the first metatarsal bone is a distinct sac. The synovial membrane between the middle and ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The ternal surface presents posteriorly a smooth facet for articulation with the external cuneiform bone. The superior surface forms tho base of the wedge ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"B. Postero-lateral view. cuneiform bone. The dorsal surface forms the base of the wedge; it is quadrilateral and rough for the attachment of ligaments. ..."

4. 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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