Shaped like the beak of a crow

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  • Coronoid — Cor o*noid (k[o^]r [ o]*noid), a. [Gr. korw nh crow + oid: cf. F. corono[ i]de.] (Anat.) Resembling the beak of a crow; as, the coronoid process of the jaw, or of the ulna. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coronoid — coronoíd adj. m., pl. coronoízi; f. sg. coronoídă, pl. coronoíde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CORONOÍD, Ă adj. (despre unele apofize) de forma unui cioc de cioară. (< fr …   Dicționar Român

  • coronoid — ˈkȯrəˌnȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary coron (from Greek korōnē coronoid process, anything curved) + oid : of, relating to, or indicating the coronoid process or coronoid fossa coronoid teeth …   Useful english dictionary

  • coronoid — Shaped like a crow s beak; denoting certain processes and other parts of bones. [G. korone, a crow, + eidos, resembling] * * * cor·o·noid kȯr ə .nȯid adj of, relating to, or indicating the coronoid process or coronoid fossa <coronoid… …   Medical dictionary

  • coronoid — a paired dermal bone bearing teeth located on the upper edge of Meckel s cartilage. One pair is found in Acipenseridae and two pairs in Amia and Lepisosteus. Also called presplenial. splenial, prearticular and intradentary …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • coronoid — shaped like a beak Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • coronoid — cor·o·noid …   English syllables

  • coronoid — /ˈkɒrənɔɪd/ (say koruhnoyd) adjective 1. crown shaped; like a corona. 2. Anatomy shaped like a crown. {Greek korōnē crown + eidos form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • coronoid —   a. beak shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • coronoid fossa — n a depression of the humerus into which the coronoid process fits when the arm is flexed compare OLECRANON FOSSA …   Medical dictionary

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