Medical Dictionary

coronoid process


Medical Definition of coronoid process

  1. 1:  the anterior process of the superior border of the ramus of the mandible

  2. 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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