Definition of mesocoracoid in English:

mesocoracoid

noun

Ichthyology
  • In some teleostean fishes: a bone situated between and bridging the hypercoracoid and hypocoracoid bones.

adjective

Ichthyology
  • Of or relating to this bone.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William K. Parker (1823–1890), comparative anatomist and zoologist. From meso- + coracoid.

Pronunciation

mesocoracoid

/ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈkɒrəkɔɪd//ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈkɔːrəkɔɪd/