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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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Laterolateral radiograph of a dwarf Welsumer hen, showing ingested eggshell particles in an overfilled crop, old egg material in the uterus (black arrow), and medullary bone in both coracoids, femurs, and tibiotarsi.
Intraoperatively lipoma was found to be occupying whole axilla extending up to pectoralis major muscle in the chest and was densely adhered to periosteum of coracoids process and humerus.
Finally, male coracoids were observed to be longer than females, with males having longer coracoid tip-glenoid distances.
The explorers also found cervical vertebrate, coracoids, lower part of scapula, ribs and other bones, Verma added.
Epicoracoid: 0--widely overlapping; 1--slightly overlapping; 2--fused; 3--absent, coracoids with medial union (firmisterny).
Secondary deformities such as the elongation of the coracoids, flattening or deformation of the humeral head with subluxation or posterior dislocation and flattening or retroversion of the glenoid may be found (7, 8).
This species was based on a nearly complete carpometacarpus and referred ulna and coracoids.
2 mm is drilled centrally through clavicle into the coracoids and a 4 mm cancellous screw is fixed.
1) Additionally, the coracoids help to suspend the sternum during gliding, which supports the viscera.
Regrettably, in known specimens of Jeholornis the coracoids and its morphology could not be observed in detail due to its poor preservation.
A small duck is represented by two proximal humeri, two distal coracoids and a carpometacarpus (SBMNH 752).