epicoracoid


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ep·i·cor·a·coid

(ep'i-kōr'ă-koyd),
Upon or above the coracoid process.
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To date, perhaps the most direct test of the historical structural effect in a clade with a primitive morphological innovation has been that of Emerson (1988), who showed that fusion of the epicoracoid cartilages in frogs (eight phylogenetically independent cases of which were analyzed) resulted in a predictable historical pattern of shape change in descendant taxa.