hypercoracoid

noun
hy·​per·​coracoid | \ "+ \

Definition of hypercoracoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a hypercoracoid bone

hypercoracoid

adjective
\ " \

Definition of hypercoracoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

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Noun

hyper- + coracoid

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“Hypercoracoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypercoracoid. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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