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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations

na·vic·u·lar

n. navicular, hueso escafoide;
a. en forma de nave;
___ abdomenabdomen ___;
___ bonehueso ___;
___ fossa of urethrafosa ___ de la uretra.
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However, the time of foot contact for the mask 5 (navicular bone) was in average 150% higher in flat-foot subjects (0.16 [+ or -] 0.04 s in control subjects vs.
Similar signal intensities were also noted in the underlying bones namely epiphyseal ends of tibia, talus, navicular, cuneiform and base of first metatarsal.
In the pages that follow, we highlight 4 commonly misdiagnosed injuries: fifth metatarsal fractures, navicular fractures, talar dome lesions, and peroneal tendon injuries.
Another aim of the study is to investigate the relationship between MTSS and the pronation indicators such as medial longitudinal arch deformation and navicular drop.
Em cavalos de rodeio, apartacao, tambor e redeas, a sindrome do navicular, osteoartrite tarsica distal, desmite proximal do suspensorio da articulacao metacarpofalangeana (A-MTCF) e alteracoes relacionadas a articulacao femurotibiopatelar sao as mais frequentes (DABAREINER et al., 2005a, 2005b; DYSON, 2007a; SCOTT, 2008).
She made note of where the bulge of Christine's navicular needed clearance and where seams needed to come together to avoid pressure points.
Type C is divergent with partial or total incongruity associated with fracture of the cuneiforms, cuboid, navicular and rarely, dorsal dislocation of the medical cuneiform.
The foot soreness Mckay felt during Victoria's Big Bash win over Queensland on January 3 has been revealed as a stress fracture of the navicular bone in his left foot.
Further radiographs of the pelvis, femur, leg, ankle and foot were obtained and showed the medial cortices of the femur, tibia, navicular, first cuneiform, first metatarsal and phalanges to be similarly involved (Fig.
He has stressed not quite the metatarsal but the navicular. It's going to put him out for a few months.
Approximately 50%-80% of cases of tarsal coalition are bilateral, (4,6) and more than 90% of coalitions are located between the calcaneus and the navicular or between the talus and calcaneus.
(1), (10) Indications for * Pain in the malleolar zone, and radiographs of the ankle after acute injury * One of the following: * bone tenderness at the posterior edge or tip of the lateral malleolus * bone tenderness on the posterior edge or tip of the medial malleolus * inability to bear weight for 4 steps, both immediately after injury and at the clinical assessment Indications for * Pain in the midfoot zone, and radiographs of the foot after acute injury * One of the following: * bone tenderness at the base of the 5th metatarsal * bone tenderness of the medial midfoot (navicular) * inability to bear weight for 4 steps, both immediately after injury and at the clinical assessment