Tuberosity of cuboid - Tuberositas ossis cuboidei

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Description

The ridge behind the groove for tendon of fibularis longus ends laterally in an eminence, the tuberosity of cuboid, the surface of which presents an oval facet; on this facet glides the sesamoid bone or cartilage frequently found in the tendon of the Peronæus longus.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Free part of lower limb > Bones of foot > Tarsal bones > Cuboid > Tuberosity of cuboid

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