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Distal Articular Surface of Navicular Bone
Skeletal System

Distal Articular Surface of Navicular Bone

Facies articularis distalis ossis navicularis

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Description

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

The distal articular surface of navicular bone contains the medial, intermediate and lateral cuneiform articular facets.

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Navicular Bone

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The navicular bone of the foot is a flattened, concave, and boat-shaped bone wedged between the head of the talus proximally and the three cuneiforms distally.

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