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coronoid process


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coronoid process a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone
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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
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
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
It arises from the temporal fossa, and is inserted into the coronoid process of the inferior maxilla.
"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