coronoid process

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Related to coronoid process: olecranon process, coronoid process of mandible
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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 third and final screw was inserted through the plate into the coronoid process to supplement the rigidity of the construction (Fig.
The syndrome of "terrible triad of the elbow" is a severe pattern of injury that consists of an ulnohumeral dislocation associated with the fractures of the radial head and the coronoid process of the ulna (1) (Fig.
Rottweilers appear to have an increased susceptibility to OCD of the elbow, plus a condition called ununited coronoid process.
Only the right side condyle, coronoid process and angle of the mandible were preserved (figure 1).
A coronoid process of a mandible [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 5A OMITTED], retrieved during 1992 excavations, exhibits cut-marks made by the extraction of the tongue, and also superficial burning marks.
Lower jaw as for upper jaw, but outer row ends at bend of dentary, inner row enlarged at symphysis and decreases in size posteriorly to end at coronoid process.