Precoracoid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Precoracoid (Anat) The anterior part of the coracoid (often closely united with the clavicle) in the shoulder girdle of many reptiles and amphibians.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • precoracoid Situated in front of the coracoid bone or cartilage; pertaining to the precoracoid. Also precoracoidal.
    • n precoracoid A precoracoidal bone or cartilage of the shoulder-girdle or pectoral arch of the lower vertebrates. See coracoid.
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Usage

In literature:

It may include three bones on each side named coracoid, precoracoid, and scapula.
"Dragons of the Air" by H. G. Seeley
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