Definition of Coronoid

1. a. Resembling the beak of a crow; as, the coronoid process of the jaw, or of the ulna.



Definition of Coronoid

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Shaped like the beak of a crow ¹

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Definition of Coronoid

1. crown-shaped [adj]

Medical Definition of Coronoid

1. Shaped like a crow's beak; denoting certain processes and other parts of bones. Origin: G. Korone, a crow, + eidos, resembling (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coronoid

coronets
coronetted
coronial
coronides
coroniform
coronilla
coronin
coronion
coronis
coronises
coronitis
coronium
coroniums
coronograph
coronographs
coronoid (current term)
coronoid fossa of humerus
coronoid process
coronoid process of the mandible
coronoidectomy
coronosaurian
coronule
coronules
coronæ
coroplast
coroplastic
corotate
corotated
corotates
corotating

Literary usage of Coronoid

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The upper extremity presents two curved processes, the olecranon and the coronoid process; and two concave, articular cavities, the semilunar and radial ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"The hole is drilled through the tip of the coronoid as close to the edge of the ... When it is properly passed, it effectively prevents the coronoid from ..."

3. A Practical treatise on fractures and dislocations by Frank Hastings Hamilton (1866)
"In relation to this example, the editor remarks that the symptoms were not to his mind conclusive in determining the existence of a fracture of the coronoid ..."

4. The Anatomy of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1802)
"... or upper head of the radius alfo enters into the joint, and lying upon the inner fide of the coronoid ..."

5. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1868)
"An illustration of the truth of this law obtains in the case of the coronoid origin usually associated with the pronator radii teres muscle, ..."

6. The London Medical Gazette (1840)
"The fractured extremity of the coronoid process is described as drawn up by the temporal muscle, but this cannot happen unless the tendinous ..."

7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1906)
"The coronoid (Co.) is a spindle-shaped bone that lies on the inner side of the mandible near its posterior end. Its inner or medial surface is smooth and ..."

8. Dislocations and joint-fractures by Frederic Jay Cotton (1910)
"FRACTURE OF THE coronoid PROCESS Fractures of the coronoid are accorded a place of apparent importance in all text-books, and the picture given of the ..."

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