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cuneiform bones

n. (plural of cuneiform bone English)

Cuneiform bones

There are three cuneiform bones in the human foot:

  • the first or medial cuneiform
  • the second or intermediate cuneiform, also known as the middle cuneiform
  • the third or lateral cuneiform

They are located between the navicular bone and the first, second and third metatarsal bones and are medial to the cuboid bone.