coracoid


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coracoid

[′kȯr·ə‚kȯid]
(anatomy)
One of the paired bones on the posterior-ventral aspect of the pectoral girdle in vertebrates.
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The humeral prosthesis is inserted into the intramedullary canal at first externally rotated to avoid the coracoid and then gradually internally rotated after the coracoid is cleared (Fig.
Days after hatching Bone 1 7 14 21 28 35 42 49 Scapula + + + + + + + Clavicle - + + + + + + + Coracoid - + + + + + + + Sternum - - + + + + + + Days after hatching Bone 56 63 70 77 84 91 Scapula + + + + + + Clavicle + + + + + + Coracoid + + + + + + Sternum + + + + + + Table 2: Time of wing skeleton ossifying.
The acromion and coracoid process of the scapula are usually preserved despite severe hypoplasia of the body.
This was treated with an anterior field covering this volume and a smaller posterior field with the medial border at the coracoid process.
The arrangement is by type of bone, such as coracoid, ulna, femor and tarsometatarsus.
This coracoid is identical to modern material of this species.
The infraclavicular brachial plexus block by the coracoid approach is clinically effective: an observational study of 150 patients.
Muscle Placement of Electrodes Pectoralis Major Midway between coracoid process (Clavicular Fibers) and sternoclavicular joint 2 cm below clavicle.
For the EF, consecutive slices were obtained beginning from the coracoid proces and proceeding distally to the lateral distal end of radius.
The axillary, musculocutaneous, antebrachial and brachial cutaneous nerves, often missed by axillary blocks, are usually included by the coracoid approach.