scaphoid bone, os scaphoideum, navicular(adj)
the largest wrist bone on the thumb side
shaped like a boat
A navicular bone.
Shaped like a boat.
of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship
shaped like a boat; cymbiform; scaphoid; as, the navicular glumes of most grasses; the navicular bone
the navicular bone
Origin: [L. navicularius, fr. navicula, dim. of navis ship: cf. F. naviculaire.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nav-ik′ū-lar, adj. pertaining to small ships or boats: (bot.) boat-shaped: scaphoid.—n. a bone in man and animals, so called from its shape.—n. Navic′ula, an incense-boat.—Navicular disease, an inflammation, often rheumatic, of the small bone—the navicular—in horses, below which passes the strong flexor tendon of the foot. [L. navicularis—navicula, dim. of navis, a ship.]
The numerical value of navicular in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of navicular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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