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coracoid

 [kor´ah-koid]
like a crow's beak. 2. the coracoid process, a projection from the upper part of the neck of the scapula, overhanging the shoulder joint.

cor·a·coid

(kōr'ă-koyd),
Shaped like a crow's beak; denoting a process of the scapula.
[G. korakōdēs, like a crow's beak, fr. korax, raven, + eidos, appearance]

coracoid

/cor·a·coid/ (kor´ah-koid)
1. like a crow's beak.

coracoid

(kôr′ə-koid′, kŏr′-)
n.
1. A bony process projecting from the scapula toward the sternum in mammals.
2. A beak-shaped bone articulating with the scapula and sternum in many other vertebrates, such as birds and reptiles.
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling a coracoid.

cor·a·coid

(kōr'ă-koyd)
Shaped like a crow's beak; denoting a process of the scapula.
[G. korakōdēs, like a crow's beak, fr. korax, raven, + eidos, appearance]

coracoid

A bony process on the outer side of the shoulder-blade (scapula) which projects forward under the outer end of the collar-bone (clavicle).

coracoid

one of a pair of bones that form the ventral part of the pectoral girdle of many vertebrates. In most mammals they are reduced to small processes on the SCAPULA and their role taken over by the CLAVICLES.

coracoid

1. like a crow's beak.
2. the stout bone of the avian shoulder that is braced against the sternum.
3. the coracoid process, a projection from the rim of the glenoid of the scapula.
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The coracoid tip-glenoid distance was measured linearly in the ML direction between the most lateral point of the coracoid to the center of the glenoid.
These normalized measurements suggest that coracoid morphology is highly variable according to gender.
On the other hand rigid internal fixation between clavicle and acromion will fail, as it interferes with the routine rotational movement of the clavicle with respect to coracoid and acromion.
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Coracoid injuries commonly occur when birds crash into solid objects, such as walls, windows, or cars.
A complete right tibiotarsus, a right coracoid and a fragmentary furcula in the LACM collection were identified as this species by Loye Miller.
Loukas showed axillary arch originated from the latissimus dorsi with extensive branching, inserting into three of the more common sites; the pectoralis major, pectoralis minor and coracoid process.
Regan, 1911; Chardon, 1968; Roberts, 1973; Lundberg, 1975; Howes, 1983ab; Fink & Fink, 1981, 1996; Arratia, 1987; Schaefer, 1990; Mo, 1991; Arratia, 1992; De Pinna, 1993, 1998; Diogo, 2004) but others seemingly constitute additional potential synapomorphies to diagnose the order, such as: arrector dorsalis not subdivided into different sections (22: 1 [right arrow] 0); frontal and autopterotic not contacting in dorsal view (48: 0 [right arrow] 1); absence of 'ligament between posttemporal and posterior margin of neurocranium' (92: 0 [right arrow] 1); presence of coracoid bridge (103: 0 [right arrow] 1); adductor mandibulae attaching exclusively on mandible and/or primordial ligament, near its mandibular insertion (111: 1 [right arrow] 0).
They can manifest as a cluster of accessory fascicles arising from coracoids process, pectoralis minor tendon, proximal head of humerus or articular capsule of humerus [2].
Metastatic breast carcinoma of the coracoid process: two case reports.
A coracoid fracture appears to be detrimental to upstroke, preventing the lifting action of m.