(Science: anatomy) Resembling a boat in form; boat-shaped.
The scaphoid bone. Scaphoid bone One of the carpal bones, which articulates with the radius; the radiale. One of the tarsal bones; the navicular bone. See Navicular.
Origin: Gr. A boat: cf. F. Scaphoide.
A bone in the wrist or ankle that assists 360 degree movement in these joints.