Anatomy. a navicular.
having the shape of a boat; navicular.
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How to use scaphoid in a sentence
The lobule should be shapely, not adherent, not too pendulous and free from grooves extending from the scaphoid fossa.
The anti-helix may be unduly prominent or be insignificant; the scaphoid fossa may extend through the lobule or be triple.
The scaphoid fossa extends through the lobe, which is continuous with the body of the ear and is not distinct.
It articulates at its proximal end with the humerus, and at its distal end with the radiale or scaphoid bone of the carpus.The Vertebrate Skeleton | Sidney H. Reynolds
The os magnum, as in living Subungulates, articulates with the lunar, not reaching the scaphoid.The Vertebrate Skeleton | Sidney H. Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for scaphoid
anatomy an obsolete word for navicular
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