navicular


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navicular

[nə′vik·yə·lər]
(anatomy)
A boat-shaped bone, especially the lateral bone on the radial side of the proximal row of the carpus.
(biology)
Resembling or having the shape of a boat.
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Torg of Temple University, Philadelphia, is credited with developing the non-weight-bearing cast immobilization regimen for navicular tarsal stress fractures a quarter century ago.
Accessory navicular (os tibiale externum, os naviculare secundarium)
The presence of the navicular is also consistent with a flesh burial rather than a secondary burial of disarticulated remains.
Equine navicular syndrome, an incurable lameness of a horse's foot, is an example of this type of problem.
However, another possibility would be a stress fracture of one of the tarsal bones (the long foot bones that extend from the toe joints or metatarsals) called the navicular bone.
Mules are much less likely to injure themselves, founder, or get navicular, ringbone, or colic than horses.
David McCarroll found VESWT particularly effective in the treatment of navicular disease, arthritic changes in the hock and saucer fractures.
However Dr Chris Colles, one of the partners at Avonvale Veterinary Group at Ratley Lodge, pioneered an operation technique in the 1980s for treating horses' fractured navicular bones.
Vibram hoof pads are easy to cut, rivet and work with and can be an effective part of a treatment plan for laminitis, thin hoof wall, navicular and other hoof conditions.
Melbourne midfielder Jack Trengove suffered a huge setback after his injury led to navicular bone fracture.
Scans straight after the match gave Wilshere the all-clear, but Arsenal's medical staff uncovered the hairline fracture in the navicular bone on his left foot following further checks yesterday morning.