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Lateral cuneiform bone



Bone: Third cuneiform bone
Skeleton of foot. Lateral aspect.
Latin os cuneiforme laterale, os cuneiforme tertium
Gray's subject #63 271
Dorlands/Elsevier o_07/12598261

The lateral cuneiform (also known as third cuneiform / external cuneiform) intermediate in size between the other two cuneiform bones, is also wedge-shaped, the base being uppermost.

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It occupies the center of the front row of the tarsal bones, between the second cuneiform medially, the cuboid laterally, the navicular posteriorly and the third metatarsal in front.

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