coronoid process of the mandible


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Noun1.coronoid process of the mandible - the coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle
coronion - the craniometric point at the tip of the coronoid process of the mandible
jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
coronoid process, processus coronoideus - a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone
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The ball penetrated the skin just below the right zygomatic arch overlying the coronoid process of the mandible.