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1. sesamoid

noun. any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint.

Synonyms

  • sesamoid bone
  • os
  • kneepan
  • bone
  • os sesamoideum
  • patella

Antonyms

  • boneless

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Example sentences of the word sesamoid


1. Noun, singular or mass
The underside of the foot near the base of the big toe typically has 2 sesamoid bones within tendons that flex the toe.

2. Adjective
It is so called because of the sesamoid bones, which are tiny bones in the tendons of the big toe.

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