coronoid fossa

noun

: a depression of the humerus into which the coronoid process fits when the arm is flexed compare olecranon fossa

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“Coronoid fossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coronoid%20fossa. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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