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 coronoid process of the mandible is the insertion site of the temporal muscle.
Experimental data make it clear that removal or denervation of the temporalis muscle produced marked reduction of the coronoid process of the mandible (Avis; Riesenfeld, 1969).
The ball penetrated the skin just below the right zygomatic arch overlying the coronoid process of the mandible.