Definitions for "Navicular bone"
Keywords:  coffin, hoof, pastern, flexor, tendon
A small, flat bone within the confines of the hoof that helps-along with the short pastern bone and the coffin bone-to make up the coffin joint.
small bone deep in the structure of the foot
small, boat-shaped bone located behind the coffin joint in the hoof. Maintains the angle at which the deep flexor tendon attaches to the coffin bone.