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Medical Term:

lateral cuneiform (bone)


a bone of the distal row of the tarsus; it articulates with the intermediate cuneiform, cuboid, navicular, and second, third, and fourth metatarsal bones.

Synonym(s): os cuneiforme lateraleTA, third cuneiform bone, wedge bone

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