supracoracoideus

noun
su·​pra·​cor·​a·​coi·​de·​us
plural -es

Definition of supracoracoideus

: a muscle that is important to the body support of limbed reptiles, underlies the front part of the pectoral muscle, arises from the coracoid, and passes to the underpart of the humerus

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History and Etymology for supracoracoideus

New Latin, from supra- + coracoides coracoid

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“Supracoracoideus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supracoracoideus. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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