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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Hyperplasia of the coronoid process of the mandible, first defined by Von Langenbeck in 1853 (Zhong et al, 2009), is a rare developmental anomaly that may lead to limitation of mandibular movement (Neville et al, 2009).
The coronoid process of the mandible is the insertion site of the temporal muscle.
The ball penetrated the skin just below the right zygomatic arch overlying the coronoid process of the mandible. She was brought to the emergency department.