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 coraco&imacron;d&emacron;s, from Greek korakoeid&emacron;s, ravenlike : korax, korak-, raven + -oeid&emacron;s, -oid.
- Of, pertaining to or resembling such a process or bone.