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A short projection from the shoulder blade in mammals, to which part of the biceps is attached.
- ‘According to Benton, Huene's reconstruction has the torso too short, the coracoid too small, and perhaps the feet a bit large.’
- ‘On the lateral side of the superior border is a thick projection for muscle attachment, called the coracoid process.’
- ‘Associated fractures of the coracoid process or the lateral one third of the clavicle may occur, necessitating an orthopedic referral.’
- ‘This view is most appropriate for diagnosing dislocations or subtle scapular fractures, particularly those of the coracoid process.’
- ‘The coracoid process may exist as a separate bone.’
Mid 18th century: from modern Latin coracoides, from Greek korakoeidēs ravenlike from korax raven (because of the resemblance to a raven's beak).
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