Definitions for navicularnəˈvɪk yə lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

na•vic•u•larnəˈvɪk yə lər(adj.)

  1. boat-shaped, as certain bones.

  2. (n.)the bone at the radial end of the proximal row of the bones of the carpus.

  3. the bone in front of the talus on the inner side of the foot.

Origin of navicular:

1535–45; < LL nāviculāris of, relating to shipping = L nāvicul(a) a small ship (nāvi(s) ship +-cula -cule1) +-āris -ar1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scaphoid bone, os scaphoideum, navicular(adj)

    the largest wrist bone on the thumb side

  2. navicular, scaphoid(adj)

    shaped like a boat


  1. navicular(Noun)

    A navicular bone.

  2. navicular(Adjective)

    Shaped like a boat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Navicular(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship

  2. Navicular(adj)

    shaped like a boat; cymbiform; scaphoid; as, the navicular glumes of most grasses; the navicular bone

  3. Navicular(noun)

    the navicular bone


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