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Distal Articular Surface of Lateral Cuneiform Bone
Skeletal System

Distal Articular Surface of Lateral Cuneiform Bone

Facies articularis distalis ossis cuneiformis lateralis

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Description

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

The distal articular surface contains the third and fourth metatarsal articular facets.

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