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cor•a•coid



Pronunciation: (kôr'u-koid", kor'-), [key] Anat., Zool.

adj.
pertaining to the bone that in reptiles, birds, and monotremes articulates with the scapula and the sternum and that in humans and other higher mammals is a reduced bony process of the scapula having no connection with the sternum.

n.
a coracoid bone or process.

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