Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Scaphoid

1. boat-shaped.

2. most lateral and largest bone of the proximal row of carpals articulating with the radius to help form that wrist joint and with the lunate, trapezium, trapezoid, and capitate. Aka navicular, cotyloid.

3. older term used for the navicular of the foot.

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