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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A suboccipito-mental (SOM) view of the skull was taken to identify both the coronoid processes. Once the SOM view was obtained, the C-arm was progressively rotated to an ipsilateral oblique position to see the foramen ovale (FO).
Coronoid processes were removed bilaterally to facilitate positioning of the mandible during the experiment.
Elongated coronoid processes affect the medial surfaces of zygomatic arches at the mouth opening, which limit mandible movement and lead to trismus [6].
Therefore, superior portion of PMS affects the ramus area which could be as high as near to sigmoid notch except condylar and coronoid processes. The origin of the masseter muscle is on the lateral part of the zygomatic arch and is inserted into the angle of the mandible.