coronoid process of ulna

coronoid process of ulna
processus coronoideus ulnae.

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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 ulna — Bone: Coronoid process of the ulna Upper extremity of left ulna. Lateral aspect. Latin processus coronoideus ulnae The coronoid process is a triangular eminence projecting forward from the upper and front pa …   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 — /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 …  

  • coronoid process — noun Anatomy 1》 a flattened triangular projection above the angle of the jaw where the temporalis muscle is attached. 2》 a projection from the front of the ulna. Origin C18: coronoid from Gk korōnē (denoting something hooked) + oid …   English new terms 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

  • 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

  • Ulna — Infobox Bone Name = Ulna Latin = GraySubject = 52 GrayPage = 214 Caption = Upper extremity Caption2 = Ulna is #2 Articulations = MeshName = Ulna MeshNumber = A02.835. DorlandsPre = u 01 DorlandsSuf = 12835497 The ulna (elbow bone)… …   Wikipedia

  • Coronoid fossa of the humerus — Bone: Coronoid fossa of the humerus Left humerus. Anterior view. (Coronoid fossa visible at bottom center, on left side.) Latin fossa coronoidea humeri Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • ulna — ulnar, adj. /ul neuh/, n., pl. ulnae / nee/, ulnas. 1. Anat. the bone of the forearm on the side opposite to the thumb. Cf. radius (def. 7). See diag. under skeleton. 2. a corresponding bone in the forelimb of other vertebrates. [1835 45; < L:… …   Universalium

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