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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Results of CT scans show differences between the left and right sides of the pectoral girdle, with asymetry of the articulation of the scapula, coracoid, and furcula.
(14.) Ljungquist KL, Butler RB, Griesser MJ, Bishop JY Prediction of coracoids thickness using a glenoid width-based model: implications for bone reconstruction procedures in chronic anterior shoulder instability.
(A) to (F); see also TOKARYK & JAMES, 1989] and two isolated coracoids from the Palaeocene of Kazakhstan illustrated by NESSOV (1992) and considered as Cimolopteryx-like forms by HOPE (2002).
This species was based on a nearly complete carpometacarpus and referred ulna and coracoids. Howard considered the type carpometacarpal bone to be quite odd, and was "tempted to assign this fossil species to a distinct genus" (Howard 1963:14).
Transacromial K-wires are passed under C-arm guidance to hold the fracture in anatomical position and 4.0 mm cancellous screw is fixed through clavicle into the coracoids. K-wires and screw are removed in O.P.D.
A complete right coracoid (SBMNH 772) is identical to modern material of this species.
101: 0 [right arrow] 1, mesial limb of coracoids or scapulo-coracoids broad and anteroposteriorly elongated) or, alternatively, if a 'slow optimization' is adopted (e.g.
Vehicle collisions resulted in more damage to the extremities (wing and femur), whereas collisions with windows resulted in trauma to the head, fractures/dislocations of the coracoids and clavicles, and ruptured internal organs.
Position of patients arm behind the back was used in this study as it bend the supraspinatus tendon through the right angle passing from base of coracoids process directly forwards over the head of humerus.