supracoracoideus

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 25 May. 2024.

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