\kˈʌne͡ɪfˌɔːm], \kˈʌneɪfˌɔːm], \k_ˈʌ_n_eɪ_f_ˌɔː_m]\
Definitions of CUNEIFORM
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Cuneiformis, Sphenoides, from cuneus, a wedge, and form, shape. Wedge-shaped. This name has given to several bones. 1. To the sphenoid. 2. To a bone of the carpus, situate between the os lunare and os orbiculare. It is also, called Os Pyramidale, Os Triquetrum, and Os Cubitale. 3. To the basilary process of the occipital bone: and, 4. To three of the bones of the tarsus, which are distinguished, according to situation,reckoning from within outwards, into first, second,and third,- or internal, middle, and extenal: and according to size, reckoning in the same order, into great, small,and middle-sized. The posterior surface of these bones is united to the anterior face of the scaphoides; the anterior surface with the corresponding metatarsal bones; and, in addition, the external surface of the third is articulaed, behind, with the cuboides. They are also called Chalcoidea ossa sue ossicula.
By Robley Dunglison