New Latin scaphoīdēsfrom Greek skaphoeidēslike a bowlskaphētub, boat-oeidēs-oid
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Scaphoid Sentence Examples
U, ulna; R, radius; c, cuneiform; 1, lunar; s, scaphoid; u, unciform; m, magnum; td, trapezoid; tm, trapezium.
In none of the existing, and in but few of the extinct types, are collar-bones, or clavicles, developed; and the scaphoid and lunar bones of the carpus are separate.
the os magnum of the second row articulating mainly with the lunar of the first, or with the cuneiform, but not with the scaphoid.
On the other hand in the Diplarthra, the tcl group to which the vast majority of modern Ungulates A i n belong, the second or lower row has been shifted altogether towards the inner side of the limb, so that the magnum is brought considerably into relation with the scaphoid, and is entirely removed from the cuneiform, as in most existing mammals.
The os magnum 1, lunar; sc, scaphoid; u, unciform; of the carpus articulates freely m, magnum; td, trapezoid; tm, with the scaphoid.