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cor·o·nal

(kōr'ŏ-năl), [TA] Do not confuse this word with coronary or coronoid.
Relating to a corona or the coronal plane.
Synonym(s): coronalis [TA]

coronal

(kôr′ə-nəl, kŏr′-, kə-rō′nəl)
n.
1. A garland, wreath, or circlet for the head.
2. Linguistics A coronal consonant.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a corona, especially of the head.
2. Of, relating to, or having the direction of the coronal suture or of the plane dividing the body into front and back portions.
3. Linguistics Articulated by raising the blade of the tongue, as (t) in tip and (n) in night.

coronal

Imaging
adjective Referring to a coronal slice.

noun An imaging plane, slice or section made by cutting across the body from one side to the other, and thus parallel to the coronal suture of the skull.

cor·o·nal

(kōr'ŏ-năl) [TA]
Relating to a corona or the coronal plane.

coronal

Relating to the crown of the head.

cor·o·nal

(kōr'ŏ-năl) [TA] Do not confuse this word with coronary or coronoid.
1. Relating to a corona or the coronal plane.
2. Relating to a crown of tooth.

coronal,

adj pertaining to the crown portion of teeth.
References in periodicals archive ?
The data in (23) force us to conclude that CORHOM is ranked below FAITH(Place) in Irish, so that a noncoronal consonant in the input cannot surface as a coronal in order to meet CORHOM.
In Irish, CORHOM outranks MUTAGREE, SO that a coronal-initial allomorph is selected after a coronal rather than the allomorph with the correct mutation.
As a result, a pword-final coronal followed by a pword-initial noncoronal does not engender a violation of CORHOM unless the two pwords are incorporated into a recursive pword.
A problem arises, however, in limiting the selection of the t-initial lenition allomorphs to the position after coronal sonorants.
Rather, a language-specific morphological alignment constraint tX-TO-CORSON is necessary, requiring a t-initial lenition allomorph to follow a coronal sonorant.
The left edge of every t-initial lenition allomorph is aligned with the right edge of some coronal sonorant.
33) s-initial lenition forms selected after coronal obstruents, from ardsagart 'high priest'
it is more important to have a coronal consonant followed by another coronal consonant (where one is available) than it is to pick the morphologically correct mutation grade.
Although the lenition mutation of Irish is not a phonological process, as Green (2006) has shown, and the selection of the lenition allomorph is made on purely morphological grounds, not phonological ones, this selection can be overridden by phonological considerations, specifically the desire for a coronal consonant to be followed by another coronal consonant within the same pword.