coronoid process

n.

The triangular anterior process of the mandibular ramus, giving attachment to the temporal muscle.
A bracketlike projection from the anterior portion of the proximal extremity of the ulna, giving attachment to the brachial muscle and entering into formation of the trochlear notch.

Nearby words

  1. coroneted,
  2. coronitis,
  3. coronium,
  4. coronograph,
  5. coronoid fossa,
  6. coronoidectomy,
  7. coroplasty,
  8. corot,
  9. corotate,
  10. corotomy


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