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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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These two ligaments extend from the inferior surface of the distal third of the clavicle to the coracoid process of the scapula and, in effect, function to support the upper extremity to the clavicle and trunk.
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