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entocuniform


entocuniform


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entocuneiform  \En`to*cu*ne"i*form\,  Entocuniform 
  \En`to*cu"ni*form\,  n.  [Ento-  +  cuneiform,  cuniform.]  (Anat.) 
  One  of  the  bones  of  the  tarsus.  See  {Cuneiform}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cuneiform  \Cu*ne"i*form\,  Cuniform  \Cu"ni*form\,  n. 
  1.  The  wedge-shaped  characters  used  in  ancient  Persian  and 
  Assyrian  inscriptions.  --I.  Taylor  (The  Alphabet). 
 
  2.  (Anat.) 
  a  One  of  the  three  tarsal  bones  supporting  the  first 
  second  third  metatarsals.  They  are  usually  designated 
  as  external,  middle,  and  internal,  or  {ectocuniform}, 
  {mesocuniform},  and  {entocuniform},  respectively. 
  b  One  of  the  carpal  bones  usually  articulating  with  the 
  ulna;  --  called  also  {pyramidal}  and  {ulnare}.