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process

 [pros´es]
1. a prominence or projection, as from a bone.
2. a series of operations or events leading to achievement of a specific result.
3. to subject to such a series to produce desired changes.
acromial process acromion.
altered family p's former name for the nursing diagnosis interrupted family processes.
alveolar process the part of the bone in either the maxilla or mandible that surrounds and supports the teeth.
basilar process a quadrilateral plate of the occipital bone projecting superiorly and anteriorly from the foramen magnum.
calcaneal process of cuboid bones a process projecting posteriorly from the inferomedial angle of the cuboid bone that supports the anterior calcaneus.
caudate process the right of the two processes on the caudate lobe of the liver.
ciliary p's meridionally arranged ridges or folds projecting from the crown of the ciliary body.
clinoid process any of three processes of the sphenoid bone (anterior, medial, and posterior).
coracoid process a curved process arising from the upper neck of the scapula and overhanging the shoulder joint; called also coracoid.
coronoid process
1. the anterior part of the upper end of the ramus of the mandible.
2. a projection at the proximal end of the ulna.
disturbed thought p's a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as the experiencing by an individual of disruption in cognitive operations and activities; it is related to various mental and personality disorders. Contributing factors include physiologic changes, psychologic conflicts, memory loss, impaired judgment, and sleep deprivation. Defining characteristics include inaccurate interpretation of the environment; cognitive dissonance; distractibility; decreased ability to grasp ideas; impaired ability to make decisions, solve problems, or reason; disorientation to time, place, person, circumstances, or events; and inappropriate or nonreality-based thinking.
dysfunctional family p's: alcoholism a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as psychosocial, spiritual, and physiological functions of the family unit that are chronically disorganized, leading to conflict, denial of problems, resistance to change, ineffective problem solving, and a series of self-perpetuating crises. See also alcoholism.
ensiform process xiphoid process.
ethmoid process a bony projection above and behind the maxillary process of the inferior nasal concha.
family p's the psychosocial, physiological, and spiritual functions and relationships within the family unit; nursing diagnoses include dysfunctional family processes: alcoholism and interrupted family processes.
frontonasal process frontonasal prominence.
interrupted family p's a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a change in family relationships and/or functioning.
malar process zygomatic process of the maxilla.
mammillary process a tubercle on each superior articular process of a lumbar vertebra.
mandibular process mandibular prominence.
mastoid process a conical projection at the base of the mastoid portion of the temporal bone.
maxillary process
2. a bony process descending from the ethmoid process of the inferior nasal concha.
nursing process see nursing process.
odontoid process a toothlike projection of the axis that articulates with the atlas.
pterygoid process either of the two processes of the sphenoid bone, descending from the points of junction of the great wings and the body of the bone, and each consisting of a lateral and a medial plate.
spinous process of vertebra a part of a vertebra projecting backward from the arch, giving attachment to muscles of the back.
styloid process a long, pointed projection, particularly a long spine projecting downward from the inferior surface of the temporal bone.
temporal process the posterior blunt process of the zygomatic bone that articulates with the zygomatic process of the temporal bone to form the zygomatic arch.
uncinate process any hooklike process, as of vertebrae, the lacrimal bone, or the pancreas.
xiphoid process the pointed process of cartilage, supported by a core of bone, connected with the lower end of the sternum; called also xiphoid.
The xiphoid process. Redrawn from Applegate, 1995.
zygomatic process a projection in three parts, from the frontal bone, temporal bone, and maxilla, by which they articulate with the zygomatic bone (see Appendix 3-3).

cor·o·noid pro·cess

a sharp triangular projection from a bone.
Synonym(s): processus coronoideus [TA]

cor·o·noid pro·cess

(kōr'ŏ-noyd pros'es)
A sharp triangular projection from a bone; coronoid process of the mandible, the triangular anterior process of the mandibular ramus, giving attachment to the temporal muscle; coronoid process of the ulna, a bracketlike projection from the anterior portion of the proximal extremity of the ulna; its anterior surface gives attachment to the brachialis, its proximal surface enters into the formation of the trochlear notch.

cor·o·noid pro·cess

(kōr'ŏ-noyd pros'es)
A sharp triangular projection from a bone; coronoid process of the mandible, the triangular anterior process of the mandibular ramus, giving attachment to the temporal muscle.

coronoid process

1. a part of the mandible that projects into the temporal fossa and provides attachment for the temporal muscle.
2. the medial and lateral prominences located on either side of the trochlear notch of the ulna, forming part of the articular surface with the radius and humerus.

fragmented coronoid process
a developmental lesion of young, large breed dogs. Causes a weight-bearing lameness. May occur in association with osteochondritis dissecans of the medial humeral condyle. Called also ununited coronoid process, elbow dysplasia.
ununited coronoid process
see fragmented coronoid process (above).
References in periodicals archive ?
Some clinical situations involve the coronoid process or the temporal muscle insertion.
Lower jaw with outer row of spaced, curved, enlarged canines, ending at bend of dentary where these teeth are largest, several irregular rows of small conical teeth at symphysis grading to single outer row ending at anterodorsal tip of coronoid process of dentary, innermost row somewhat enlarged (half the size of outer teeth), spaced, and continuing posteriorly to beginning of coronoid process.
The coronoid process is hence the most critical bony stabilizer of the elbow joint [5].
3A) and many teleosts examined connects the maxilla to the dorsal surface of the coronoid process, we are tentatively coding such a configuration as CS-0 for the fishes included in this cladistic analysis.
3) The fracture of the coronoid associated with this injury is usually small and frequently involves the tip of the coronoid process.
Alternative radiographic projections of the ulnar coronoid process.
After the osteotomy of the zygomatic arc, as well as, the one of coronoid process, the temporal muscle was removed, exposing the TMJ and the lateral pterygoid muscle.
In the mandible, they have been reportedly found in the symphysis, body, angle, coronoid process, and the condylar neck.
39) It courses anteriorly from the anteroinferior surface of the epicondyle and attaches to the medial edge of the coronoid process.
Anteriorly, the coronoid process of the proximal ulna articulates with the coronoid fossa of the distal humerus.
This error is easily identifiable by comparing several areas of anatomy that is typically equal in size, such as the width of the rami, the distance between the inner edge of the condyle and the coronoid process, the sharpness of the maxillary sinuses, and the size, shape and position of the condyles.
A combination of Le Fort I and Le Fort II lines were not seen in any of the patients Mandiblar factures were detected in 15 patients with total 25 number of fractures Most common fractured sites of mandible were body followed by ramus, alveolar ridge, angle and coronoid process.