Mesocoracoid


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Mes`o`cor´a`coid


n.1.(Anat.) A process from the middle of the coracoid in some animals.
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These synapomorphies are: mesocoracoid arch absent (104: 0 [right arrow] 1, occurring in some groups outside of this clade C22 and reverted inside of it in Osmerus + Plecoglossus); presence of peculiar, prominent hyomandibular lateral spur at or below the level of the opercular process (196: 0 [right arrow] 1, within the fishes examined, occurring exclusively in the taxa of this clade C22 and only reverted in Stokellia + Retropinna).
The larger section originates on the posterior surfaces of both the cleithrum and the scapulo-coracoid, as well as on the dorso-lateral edge of the mesocoracoid arch and inserts on the antero-dorsal margin of the dorsal part of the pectoral fin rays.
5), passes anteriorly to the mesocoracoid arch and to the adductor superficialis muscle, and inserts on the medial surface of the dorsal condyle of the pectoral spine.