Ses"a*moid (?), a. [Gr. like sesame; sesame + form: cf. F. s'esamoide.]


Resembling in shape the seeds of sesame.

2. Anat.

Of or pertaining to the sesamoid bones or cartilages; sesamoidal.

Sesamoid bones, Sesamoid cartilages Anat., small bones or cartilages formed in tendons, like the patella and pisiform in man.


© Webster 1913.

Ses"a*moid, n. Anat.

A sesamoid bone or cartilage.


© Webster 1913.

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