coracoid process

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coracoid process

[′kȯr·ə‚kȯid ‚präs·əs]
(anatomy)
The beak-shaped process of the scapula.
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The acromion and coracoid process of the scapula are usually preserved despite severe hypoplasia of the body.
Fracture of the coracoid process of the scapula with acromioclavicular separation: case report and review of the literature.
These two ligaments extend from the inferior surface of the distal third of the clavicle to the coracoid process of the scapula and, in effect, function to support the upper extremity to the clavicle and trunk.