1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a boat or ship.
2. Shaped like a boat; cymbiform; scaphoid; as, the navicular glumes of most grasses; the navicular bone. Navicular bone.
(Science: anatomy) A disease affecting the navicular bone, or the adjacent parts, in a horse's foot.
Origin: L. Navicularius, fr. Navicula, dim. Of navis ship: cf. F. Naviculaire.
(Science: anatomy) The navicular bone.