coronoid process

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Noun1.coronoid process - a sharp triangular process projecting from a bonecoronoid process - a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
coronoid process of the mandible - the coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle
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The commonest location of SMA was found to be the posterior mandible comprising the molar area, the angle, ramus and coronoid processes (Table 2).
So on Monday, March 9, this year, Ben became one of the 'rst, if not the 'rst, person with MPS in the world to have his coronoid processes removed from his jaw in an operation at e Royal Manchester's Children's Hospital.
Measurements were taken by drawing a line touching the upper limits of condylar and coronoid processes.