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Definition of Bone, cuboid

Bone, cuboid: The outer bone in the instep of the foot. It is called the cuboid bone because it is shaped like a cube. The cuboid bone is jointed in back with the heel bone (calcaneus) and in front with the bones just behind the fourth and fifth toes (metatarsals).

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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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