Definition of Coronoid process

1. Noun. A sharp triangular process projecting from a bone.

Exact synonyms: Processus Coronoideus
Group relationships: Bone, Os
Generic synonyms: Appendage, Outgrowth, Process
Specialized synonyms: Coronoid Process Of The Mandible



Medical Definition of Coronoid process

1. A sharp triangular projection from a bone; coronoid process of the mandible, the triangular anterior process of the mandibular ramus, giving attachment to the temporal muscle; coronoid process of the ulna, a bracket-like projection from the anterior portion of the proximal extremity of the ulna; its anterior surface gives attachment to the brachialis, its proximal surface enters into the formation of the trochlear notch. Synonym: processus coronoideus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coronoid Process

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

Literary usage of Coronoid process

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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

3. The Order Microsauria by Robert Lynn Carroll, Pamela Gaskill (1978)
"Lateral to the opening of the adductor fossa there is an elongate coronoid process, which rises fairly rapidly from a point near the postero-external border ..."

4. The Order Microsauria by Pamela Gaskill, Robert Lynn Carroll (1978)
"Lateral to the opening of the adductor fossa there is an elongate coronoid process, which rises fairly rapidly from a point near the postero-external border ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1883)
"Occasionally, the Flexor longus pollicis arises from the lower part of the Coronoid process by a rounded bundle of muscular fibres. ..."

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