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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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If your horse is nosed as having navicular disease, the toe may be squared and the heel raised, increasing the angle.
Hughes said yesterday: "Isoxsuprine is used for treating horses' feet for navicular disease and other ailments.
Badsworth Boy's achievements are more remarkable considering that as a two-year-old he was diagnosed with navicular disease, a condition of the foot linked to arthritis, which required care and treatment through his career.