coronoid process of mandible

coronoid process of mandible
processus coronoideus mandibulae.

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  • coronoid process — n 1) the anterior process of the superior border of the ramus of the mandible 2) a flared process of the lower anterior part of the upper articular surface of the ulna fitting into the coronoid fossa when the arm is flexed * * * 1. a process on… …   Medical dictionary

  • Coronoid process of the mandible — Bone: Coronoid process of the mandible Mandible. Outer surface. Side view. (Coronoid process labeled at top center.) Latin processus coronoideus mand …   Wikipedia

  • Coronoid process — The Coronoid process (from Greek korone, like a crown ) can refer to: The coronoid process of the mandible, part of the ramus mandibulae of the mandible The coronoid process of the ulna, a triangular eminence projecting forward from the upper and …   Wikipedia

  • coronoid process of the mandible — noun the coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle • Hypernyms: ↑coronoid process, ↑processus coronoideus • Part Holonyms: ↑lower jaw, ↑mandible, ↑mandibula, ↑mandibular bone, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • coronoid process — noun a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone • Syn: ↑processus coronoideus • Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑outgrowth, ↑appendage • Hyponyms: ↑coronoid process of the mandible …   Useful english dictionary

  • coronoid process — /ˌkɒrənɔɪd ˈproʊsɛs/ (say .koruhnoyd prohses) noun 1. a projection from the ulna which articulates in the coronoid fossa of the humerus. 2. a process of the mandible …   Australian-English dictionary

  • coronoid process — 1) a process on the upper end of the ulna. It forms part of the notch that articulates with the humerus. 2) the process on the ramus of the mandible to which the temporalis muscle is attached …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Mandible — The mandible is the bone of the lower jaw. The joint where the mandible meets the upper jaw at the temporal bone is called the temporomandibular joint. * * * A U shaped bone (in superior view), forming the lower jaw, articulating by its upturned… …   Medical dictionary

  • mandible — n. the lower jawbone. It consists of a horseshoe shaped body, the upper surface of which bears the lower teeth (see alveolus), and two vertical parts (rami). Each ramus divides into a condyle and a coronoid process. The condyle articulates with… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Process — In anatomy, a process is a projection from a structure. The process of the mandible is the part of the lower jaw that projects forward. In a more general sense, a process is a series of actions or events that are part of a system or of a… …   Medical dictionary

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