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na·vic·u·lar

 (nə-vĭk′yə-lər)
n.
1. A comma-shaped bone of the human wrist, located in the first row of carpals.
2. A concave bone of the human foot, located between the talus and the metatarsals. In both senses also called scaphoid.
adj.
Shaped like a boat; scaphoid.

[From Latin nāvicula, boat, diminutive of nāvis, ship; see nāu- in Indo-European roots.]

navicular

adj
shaped like a boat
n
(Anatomy) a small boat-shaped bone of the wrist or foot
[C16: from Late Latin nāviculāris, from Latin nāvicula, diminutive of nāvis ship]

na•vic•u•lar

(nəˈvɪk yə lər)
adj.
1. boat-shaped, as certain bones.
n.
2. the bone at the radial end of the proximal row of the bones of the carpus.
3. the bone in front of the talus on the inner side of the foot.
[1535–45; < Late Latin nāviculāris of, relating to shipping = Latin nāvicul(a) a small ship (nāvi(s) ship + -cula -cule1) + -āris -ar1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.navicular - the largest wrist bone on the thumb sidenavicular - the largest wrist bone on the thumb side
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
Adj.1.navicular - shaped like a boat
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
formed - having or given a form or shape
Translations

na·vic·u·lar

n. navicular, hueso escafoide;
a. en forma de nave;
___ abdomenabdomen ___;
___ bonehueso ___;
___ fossa of urethrafosa ___ de la uretra.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Dunblane athlete and Central AC star raced over 3000 metres at the Millrose Games in NewYork on February 3 and during that race he suffered a fractured navicular bone in his right foot.
El antepie, correspondiente a las falanges y metatarsianos de los cinco dedos; el mediopie, conformado por los tres huesos cuneiformes, el navicular y cuboides; y el retropie, compuesto por los huesos talo y calcaneo (Viladot, 2000).
He missed the previous two seasons because of two surgeries to repair the navicular bone in his right foot.
An oblique view will give a good assessment of the arch and navicular height.
One marker was placed on the navicular bone of the right foot, indicating the medial longitudinal arch (Fig.
Los sitios mas comunes de afectacion son la faceta anterior o media entre astragalo y calcaneo y el espacio entre el calcaneo y navicular (7,12,15).
The plain radiographs of foot AP and oblique views showed diffuse osteopenia with marginal erosion of the articular surface of talus and navicular and narrowing of the talonavicular joint with prominent soft tissue medial to the talonavicular joint (figure 1).
Also, it has been reported that fatigue of intrinsic foot muscles could result in more navicular drop and thus more foot contact (30).
Joel Embiid, the third overall pick in 2014, has yet to play after surgeries to repair an injury to the navicular bone in his right foot.
Specifically, the traditionally-used starting position (TRAD), which places the bar over MTP and under the acromioclavicular joints of the shoulders (AC) (Figures 1 and 2) was compared to an experimental alignment (EXP) that places the bar over the navicular bones of the feet (N) and under the inferior and medial aspect of the scapular spine (SS) (Figures 1 and 2).
The specialist at King George Hospital in Ilford took x-rays and broke it to me that one of the navicular bones on the top inner side of my left foot was not there.
Some of them are known to be associated with painful syndromes, such as os trigonum, os navicular, and fabela.