navicular navicular

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the largest wrist bone on the thumb side
  2. (adj) shaped like a boat

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • But midway through the season, Walton broke the tarsal navicular bone in his left foot, just under the ankle.

News

  1. Playing didn’t hurt Jacoby Ellsbury

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jacoby Ellsbury played seven games between fouling a pitch off his right foot Aug. 28 and being diagnosed with a compression fracture of the navicular bone last weekend. So, it’s worth wondering whether continuing to play caused the center fielder’s injury to get worse. The Red Sox have been assured that is not the case.
    on September 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Playing didn’t hurt Ellsbury

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jacoby Ellsbury played seven games between fouling a pitch off his right foot Aug. 28 and being diagnosed with a compression fracture of the navicular bone last weekend. So, it’s worth wondering whether continuing to play caused the center fielder’s injury to get worse. The Red Sox have been assured that is not the case.
    on September 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Source: Jacoby Ellsbury didn't exacerbate foot fracture by playing last week

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Considering Jacoby Ellsbury played seven games between fouling a pitch off his right foot and being diagnosed with a compression fracture of the navicular bone, it's worth wondering whether continuing to play caused the injury to worsen. But the Red Sox have been assured that is not the case.
    on September 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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