Sesamoid



adjective, Anatomy.
1.
shaped like a sesame seed, as certain small nodular bones and cartilages.
adjective (anatomy)
1.
of or relating to various small bones formed in tendons, such as the patella
2.
of or relating to any of various small cartilages, esp those of the nose

sesamoid ses·a·moid (sěs’ə-moid’)
adj.

Resembling a sesame seed in size or shape.

Of or relating to a sesamoid bone.

n.
A sesamoid bone or cartilage.

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