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: a hypercoracoid bone


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: of, relating to, or being the upper of two bones at the base of the pectoral fin of teleost fishes sometimes regarded as homologous with the scapula of the higher vertebrates

Word History



hyper- + coracoid

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“Hypercoracoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypercoracoid. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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