pre·​cor·​a·​coid -ˈkȯr-ə-ˌkȯid, -ˈkär- How to pronounce precoracoid (audio)
: the anterior and ventral bony or cartilaginous element of the shoulder girdle in front of the coracoid proper that occurs in many amphibians and reptiles and that in humans is replaced by the clavicle

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“Precoracoid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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