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Having the approximate shape of a cube.
1. Anatomy A tarsal bone on the outer side of the foot in front of the calcaneus and behind the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones.
2. Mathematics A rectangular parallelepiped.

cu·boi′dal (kyo͞o-boid′l) adj.


1. shaped like a cube; cubic
2. (Anatomy) of or denoting the cuboid bone
3. (Anatomy) the cubelike bone of the foot; the outer distal bone of the tarsus
4. (Mathematics) maths a geometric solid whose six faces are rectangles; rectangular parallelepiped


(ˈkyu bɔɪd)

adj. Also, cu•boi′dal.
1. resembling a cube in form.
2. of or pertaining to the tarsal bone above the fourth metatarsal in mammals.
3. a rectangular parallelepiped.
4. the cuboid bone.
[1700–10; < Greek kyboeidḗs cubelike. See cube1, -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cuboid - a rectangular parallelepiped
parallelepiped, parallelepipedon, parallelopiped, parallelopipedon - a prism whose bases are parallelograms
Adj.1.cuboid - shaped like a cube
cubic, three-dimensional - having three dimensions


1. adjcuboide
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