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: a hypocoracoid bone


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: of, relating to, or being the lower of two bones at the base of the pectoral fin attached behind the clavicle and sometimes regarded as homologous with the coracoid of the higher vertebrates

Word History



hypo- + coracoid

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“Hypocoracoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypocoracoid. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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