scaphoid

scaphoid

[skaf-oid]
adjective
1.
boat-shaped; navicular.
noun
2.
Anatomy. a navicular.

Origin:
1735–45; < Neo-Latin scaphoīdēs < Greek skaphoeidḗs like a boat. See scaph(o)-, -oid

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scaphoid (ˈskæfɔɪd)
 
adj
anatomy an obsolete word for navicular
 
[C18: via New Latin from Greek skaphoeidēs, from skaphē boat]

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scaphoid scaph·oid (skāf'oid')
adj.
Shaped like a boat; hollow. n.
See navicular.

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