coronoid fossa meaning

  "coronoid fossa" in a sentence
[Medicine]
n : a depression of the humerus into which the coronoid process fits when the arm is flexed —compare OLECRANON FOSSA

Examples

  1. These pads fill the radial and coronoid fossa anteriorly during extension, and the olecranon fossa posteriorly during flexion.
  2. The middle fibers, vertical in direction, pass from the upper part of the coronoid fossa and become partly blended with the preceding, but are inserted mainly into the anterior surface of the coronoid process.
  3. The " Elginerpeton " is considered more derived than the elpistostegalid fishes due to presence of paired fangs on the parasymphysial toothplate, a slender shaped anterior coronoid, and in the loss of the intracranial joint and coronoid fossa.

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