Coronoid

Coronoid
Coronoid Cor"o*noid (k[o^]r"[-o]*noid), a. [Gr. korw`nh crow + -oid: cf. F. corono["i]de.] (Anat.) Resembling the beak of a crow; as, the coronoid process of the jaw, or of the ulna. [1913 Webster]

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  • coronoid — coronoíd adj. m., pl. coronoízi; f. sg. coronoídă, pl. coronoíde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CORONOÍD, Ă adj. (despre unele apofize) de forma unui cioc de cioară. (< fr …   Dicționar Român

  • coronoid — ˈkȯrəˌnȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary coron (from Greek korōnē coronoid process, anything curved) + oid : of, relating to, or indicating the coronoid process or coronoid fossa coronoid teeth …   Useful english dictionary

  • coronoid — Shaped like a crow s beak; denoting certain processes and other parts of bones. [G. korone, a crow, + eidos, resembling] * * * cor·o·noid kȯr ə .nȯid adj of, relating to, or indicating the coronoid process or coronoid fossa <coronoid… …   Medical dictionary

  • coronoid fossa — n a depression of the humerus into which the coronoid process fits when the arm is flexed compare OLECRANON FOSSA …   Medical dictionary

  • coronoid process — n 1) the anterior process of the superior border of the ramus of the mandible 2) a flared process of the lower anterior part of the upper articular surface of the ulna fitting into the coronoid fossa when the arm is flexed * * * 1. a process on… …   Medical dictionary

  • Coronoid process of the ulna — Bone: Coronoid process of the ulna Upper extremity of left ulna. Lateral aspect. Latin processus coronoideus ulnae The coronoid process is a triangular eminence projecting forward from the upper and front pa …   Wikipedia

  • Coronoid fossa of the humerus — Bone: Coronoid fossa of the humerus Left humerus. Anterior view. (Coronoid fossa visible at bottom center, on left side.) Latin fossa coronoidea humeri Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Coronoid process of the mandible — Bone: Coronoid process of the mandible Mandible. Outer surface. Side view. (Coronoid process labeled at top center.) Latin processus coronoideus mand …   Wikipedia

  • Coronoid process — The Coronoid process (from Greek korone, like a crown ) can refer to: The coronoid process of the mandible, part of the ramus mandibulae of the mandible The coronoid process of the ulna, a triangular eminence projecting forward from the upper and …   Wikipedia

  • coronoid process of the mandible — noun the coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle • Hypernyms: ↑coronoid process, ↑processus coronoideus • Part Holonyms: ↑lower jaw, ↑mandible, ↑mandibula, ↑mandibular bone, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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