Meaning of coracoid


Pronunciation: (kôr'u-koid", kor'-), [key]
— Anat., Zool. Anat.,Zool.
  1. pertaining to the bone that in reptiles, birds, and monotremes articulates with the scapula and the sternum and that in humans and other higher mammals is a reduced bony process of the scapula having no connection with the sternum.
  1. a coracoid bone or process.
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