coronoid process

noun

Medical Definition of coronoid process

1 : the anterior process of the superior border of the ramus of the mandible
2 : a flared process of the lower anterior part of the upper articular surface of the ulna fitting into the coronoid fossa when the arm is flexed

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“Coronoid process.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coronoid%20process. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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