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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Coronoid (Anat) Resembling the beak of a crow; as, the coronoid process of the jaw, or of the ulna.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • coronoid Resembling the beak of a crow: specifically, in anatomy, applied to certain parts of bones.
    • coronoid Of the ulna, that process which gives insertion to the brachialis anticus muscle, and takes part in forming the articular head of the bone. See cut under forearm.
    • n coronoid One of the component bones of the jaw in birds and reptiles, lying on the inner face of the dentary and back of the splenial.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Coronoid kor′o-noid or kor-ō′noid (anat.) resembling the beak of a crow, as the coronoid process of the lower jaw.
    • adj Coronoid kor′o-noid or kor-ō′noid, (anat.) resembling the beak of a crow, as the coronoid process of the lower jaw.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. korw`nh crow + -oid,: cf. F. coronoïde,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. korōnē, a crow, eidos, form.


In literature:

From the coronoid process of the inferior maxilla there was removed a fragment measuring about 3/4 inch in length.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Corvus coronoides 1 2 3.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
A radiogram shows a shadow in the muscle, attached at one part as a rule to the coronoid process.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The coronoid process is often broken, or the tendon of the brachialis torn.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Such an insertion leaves unexplained the great dorsal production of the dentary, surangular and coronoid.
"The Adductor Muscles of the Jaw In Some Primitive Reptiles" by Richard C. Fox
Supra-angular and coronoid splint-bones serve for the insertion of part of the temporal or masseter muscle.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
Lower jaw slender, with the coronoid process small and sharp pointed, sometimes obsolete.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
Coronoid, the process of the ulna and lower jaw.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man" by J. P. MacLean
In front we find the coronoid fossa, which is less deep than that of which we have just spoken.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
The coronoid process is slender, straight, and inclined backwards.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
The lower jaw, for instance, has a well-marked coronoid process.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard