Sentence Examples


  • The astragalus has a pulley-like surface above for articulation into the tibia, but its lower surface is flattened and unites to a much greater extent with the navicular than with the cuboid, which bone is of comparatively less importance than in the Artiodactyles.
  • In the fore-limb the upper and lower series of carpal bones scarcely alternate, but in the hindfootthe astragalus overlaps the cuboid, while the fibula, which is quite distinct from the tibia(as is the radius from the ulna in the fore-limb), articulates with both astragalus and calcaneum.
  • Lower articular surface of the astragalus divided into two nearly equal facets, one for the navicular and a second for the cuboid bone.
  • Union of the navicular and cuboid, and sometimes the ectocuneiform bone, of the tarsus.
  • Navicular and cuboid bones of tarsus united.

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