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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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Significant differences were also observed for the magnitude of plantar pressure under the first metatarsal heads (mask 3), cuboid bone (mask 4), and navicular bone (mask 5).
The navicular bone became infected and it's into the flexor tendon as well and the infection is taking some closing down.
It travels medially around the ankle and inserts distally on the navicular bone in the area of the midfoot (Figure 6).
The force and contact stress on the navicular bone during trot locomotion in sound horses and horses with navicular disease.
56,63,67-69) The navicular bone in the foot is often involved, usually in combination with the talus.
Yao suffered a hairline fracture of the tarsal navicular bone late in a May 8 playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
He removed the extra bone, repaired the tendon, and then reattached it with an anchor to the navicular bone.
Coffin, formed by the second phalange or coffin bone and the navicular bone
Is there an absence of significant tenderness at the base of the fifth metatarsal or navicular bone (in the case of suspicion of a fracture in the mid-foot)?
In type II accessory navicular, the ossification center measures approximately 9 to 12 mm in size, and resides adjacent to the tubercle of the navicular bone.
Harold Hawkins diagnosed avascular necrosis of the navicular bone.