A second diagnostic point is the abnormal position of the calcaneus and scaphoid with relation to the malleoli and astragalus.
In Echidna the carpus is broad, the scaphoid and lunar are united and there is no centrale.
He finds that even in children, the subjects of the scaphoid scapula, the arteries are very definitely thickened.
The scaphoid and lunar are separate, and there is a centrale.
It differs however from that of all living Carnivora in having the scaphoid and lunar distinct.
To this malformation he has given the name, scaphoid scapula.
In Insectivora the scaphoid and lunar are sometimes united, sometimes separate, and a separate centrale is usually present.
The carpus has separate lunar and scaphoid bones, and the centrale is often present.
The corner of the scaphoid just reaches the magnum also in Amblypoda.
The scaphoid and lunar are generally united, and a centrale may be present or absent.
scaphoid scaph·oid (skāf'oid')
Shaped like a boat; hollow. n.