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scaph·oid

 (skăf′oid′)
adj.
Shaped like a boat.
n.

[New Latin scaphoīdēs, from Greek skaphoeidēs, like a bowl : skaphē, tub, boat + -oeidēs, -oid.]

scaphoid

(ˈskæfɔɪd)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy an obsolete word for navicular
[C18: via New Latin from Greek skaphoeidēs, from skaphē boat]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scaphoid - 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

scaph·oid

a. escafoide, en forma de bote esp. en referencia al hueso del carpo y al del tarso.
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Mr Edmiston, who acts as his mum's full-time carer, returned to the hospital a couple of days later with scans confirming he had suffered a scaphoid fracture, which is a break of the scaphoid bone in the wrist.
The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the team was off on Christmas Day, confirmed a report by 9News in Denver that medical tests Tuesday morning revealed ligament damage and a possible scaphoid fracture.
Shehata and Hizon that the patient had "fractures extending through the scaphoid waist," this young girl actually had bilateral osseous contusions (ie, microtrabecular fractures) of the radial aspect of the scaphoid and did not have complete scaphoid waist fractures.
Among their topics are intramedullary screw fixation of the metacarpals and phalanges of the hand, the role of arthroscopy in treating carpal fractures and non-unions, intra-articular fractures of the proximal interphalangeal joint, the correction of mal-union in metacarpal and phalangeal fractures, and non-union of the scaphoid. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
"He was diagnosed with a broken scaphoid bone and is expected to film the rest of the series in a cast."
Specialists extol the ability to confirm a scaphoid fracture diagnosis or distal radius fracture diagnosis at the point-of-care.
SCAPHOID A Knife, dagger B Coward C A bone in the hand who am I?
The differential diagnosis includes scaphoid fracture (especially considering exam findings of snuffbox tenderness), other carpal bone fracture, ligamentous disruption without fracture, carpal bone dislocation.
Understanding the radial to ulnar arrangement of the scaphoid, lunate, and triquetrum, which comprise the proximal carpal row, is key to the evaluation of the patient.
Noting this, the consulting surgeon ordered an X-ray which revealed that the patient had a missed perilunate dislocation with a fracture of the triquetrum and a comminuted impaction fracture of the scaphoid facet (Figure 1).
"The scaphoid bone doesn't get too much blood flow so that's probably the main focus, the one they're most worried about," he added.
"Back in 2014 he suffered knee ligament damage at Glasgow, the following year he fractured his scaphoid (wrist) and now it's a broken collarbone for the second year running."