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synonyms for astragalus

  • bone
  • anklebone
  • talus
  • tarsus
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How to use astragalus in a sentence

Astragalus, the upper bone of the foot supporting the tibia; the buckle, ankle, or sling bone.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
Astragalus, a genus of papilionaceous plants, herbaceous or shrubby, and often spiny.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
Gum tragacanth, is gathered about the end of June, from the astragalus tragacantha of Crete and the surrounding islands.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
The cornfields are bright with English wild-flowers — dandelions, buttercups, astragalus, and a purple Michaelmas daisy.
THE UNVEILING OF LHASAEDMUND CANDLER
However, in every instance if there is involvement of the tibial tarsal (astragalus) bone, complete recovery is highly improbable.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
In most living reptiles, however, the tibiale and intermedium are as in mammals united, forming the astragalus.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The proximal surface of the astragalus is generally flattened instead of being pulley-like as in Ungulata vera.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
In the proximal row of tarsal elements there are only two bones, the calcaneum and astragalus.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
Of these the calcaneum is the fibulare, and the astragalus is generally regarded as the tibiale and intermedium fused.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASTRAGALUS

  • anklebone
  • astragalus
  • bone
  • talus
  • tarsus
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