from The Century Dictionary.
- In anatomy, outer; external; superficial; peripheral: opposed to ental.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the surface; outer; -- opposed to
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- adjective anatomy Pertaining to, or situated near, the
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On the calcaneum, the tuber is long and robust; the sustentaculum is oval, small, and shelf-like; the ectal facet is convex and confluent with the curved facet for the fibula; and the distal cuboid facet is slightly concave and obliquely oriented.
Other astragalar facets include a narrow convex articular surface for the cuboid adjacent to the deeply notched surface for the navicular, a small curved surface laterally for articulation with the ectal facet of the calcaneum, a proximodistally elongated convex facet ventrally for long excursion on the calcaneal sustentacular surface, and a small facet adjacent to the cuboid facet for articulation with the calcaneum.
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