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Distal Articular Surface of Cuboid Bone
Skeletal System

Distal Articular Surface of Cuboid Bone

Facies articularis distalis ossis cuboidei

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Description

The distal articular surface (anterior surface) is the oval, anterior area of the cuboid bone. It’s one of the six surfaces of the cuboid bone, the other five being the plantar, dorsal, medial and lateral surfaces, and the proximal articular surface.

The distal articular surface of cuboid bone contains the fourth and fifth metatarsal articular facets.

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