One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In certain vertebrates, especially reptiles and amphibians: a bone or cartilage attached to the coracoid bone, forming part of the pectoral girdle.
Of the nature of an epicoracoid; of or relating to an epicoracoid.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From epi- + coracoid.
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