Definition of supracoracoid in English:

supracoracoid

adjective

  • 1Anatomy. Located or occurring above the coracoid process of the scapula.

  • 2Zoology and Palaeontology. Located above the coracoid plate or bone (in non-mammalian vertebrates and certain mammals); specifically designating the supracoracoideus muscle; of or relating to this muscle.

noun

  • A supracoracoid structure; specifically = supracoracoideus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review. From supra- + coracoid.

Pronunciation

supracoracoid

/ˌsjuːprəˈkɔːrəkɔɪd//ˌsuːprəˈkɔːrəkɔɪd/