epicoracoid

adjective
epi·​coracoid
variants: or less commonly epicoracoidal \ ¦epə̇ , ¦epē+ \

Definition of epicoracoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: lying at the sternal end of the coracoid used of a cartilaginous or bony element lying in the shoulder girdle of some vertebrates (such as various reptiles, amphibians, and monotreme mammals)

epicoracoid

noun
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Definition of epicoracoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: an epicoracoid bone or cartilage

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History and Etymology for epicoracoid

Adjective

epi- + coracoid, coracoidal

Noun

epi- + coracoid, noun

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“Epicoracoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epicoracoid. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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