Origin of coracoidModern Latin coracoides from Classical Greek korakoeid?s, like a raven from korax, raven + eidos, -oid
- A bony process projecting from the scapula toward the sternum in mammals.
- A beak-shaped bone articulating with the scapula and sternum in many other vertebrates, such as birds and reptiles.
Origin of coracoidNew Latin coracoīdēs from Greek korakoeidēs ravenlike korax korak- raven -oeidēs -oid
- Of, pertaining to or resembling such a process or bone.