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Coracobrachial muscle

coracobrachial muscle cor·a·co·bra·chi·al muscle (kôr’ə-kō-brā’kē-əl, -brāk’ē-)
A muscle with its origin in the coracoid process of the scapula, with insertion to the middle of the medial border of the humerus, with nerve supply from the musculocutaneous nerve, and whose action adducts and flexes the arm.


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    coracoclavicular cor·a·co·cla·vic·u·lar (kôr’ə-kō-klə-vĭk’yə-lər) adj. Relating to the coracoid process and the clavicle.

  • Coracoclavicular ligament

    coracoclavicular ligament n. The strong ligament that unites the clavicle to the coracoid process.

  • Coracohumeral

    coracohumeral cor·a·co·hu·mer·al (kôr’ə-kō-hyōō’mər-əl) adj. Of or relating to the coracoid process and the humerus.

  • Coracoid

    [kawr-uh-koid, kor-] /ˈkɔr əˌkɔɪd, ˈkɒr-/ Anatomy, Zoology adjective 1. pertaining to the bone that in reptiles, birds, and monotremes articulates with the scapula and the sternum and that in humans and other higher mammals is a reduced bony process of the scapula having no connection with the sternum. noun 2. a coracoid bone or process. […]

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