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cor·a·coid

 (kôr′ə-koid′, kŏr′-)
n.
1. A bony process projecting from the scapula toward the sternum in mammals.
2. A beak-shaped bone articulating with the scapula and sternum in many other vertebrates, such as birds and reptiles.
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling a coracoid.

[New Latin coracoīdēs, from Greek korakoeidēs, ravenlike : korax, korak-, raven + -oeidēs, -oid.]

coracoid

(ˈkɒrəˌkɔɪd)
n
(Zoology) a paired ventral bone of the pectoral girdle in vertebrates. In mammals it is reduced to a peg (the coracoid process) on the scapula
[C18: from New Latin coracoīdēs, from Greek korakoeidēs like a raven, curved like a raven's beak, from korax raven]

cor•a•coid

(ˈkɔr əˌkɔɪd, ˈkɒr-)

n.
a bony process on the scapula of mammals that extends to the sternum in birds, reptiles, and monotremes.
[1700–10; < New Latin coracoīdēs < Greek korakoeidḗs ravenlike =korak-, s. of kórax raven + -oeidēs -oid]
Translations

cor·a·coid

n. coracoides, apófisis del omóplato.
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On physical examination, his shoulder looked flattened anteriorly and both acromion and coracoid processes appeared to be prominent at the anterior part of the shoulder.
Radiographs (Figure 2A) and CT images (Figure 2B) of the chest and shoulder were performed revealing a comminuted fracture of the right mid and lower scapular body with irregular fracture planes and multiple distracted, angulated and foreshortened fracture fragments as well as additional linear fractures through the base of the acromion and coracoid processes.
Both of these positions demonstrate the joint relationship of the proximal humerus and glenoid fossa; thus, the acromioclavicular articulation and the neck of the coracoid processes are well visualized.