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English definition of “sesamoid”

sesamoid

adjective uk   /ˈses.ə.mɔɪd/ us    /ˈses.əˌmɔɪd/ specialized
relating to any of the sesamoid bones (= a bone inside a tendon)Bone structures

sesamoid

noun [C] uk   /ˈses.ə.mɔɪd/ us    /ˈses.əˌmɔɪd/ specialized
a small round piece of bone or tendon: a sesamoid bone533 535
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