Lateral cuneiform bone

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

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.

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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