\kˈɒɹɐkˌɔ͡ɪd], \kˈɒɹɐkˌɔɪd], \k_ˈɒ_ɹ_ɐ_k_ˌɔɪ_d]\
Definitions of CORACOID
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Resembling the beak of a crow. A name given by Galen- and still retained- to the short, thick process, situate at the anterior part of the upper margin of the scapula, which has some resemblance to the beak of a crow. This process gives attachment to the Coraco-clavicular and Coraco-acromial ligaments, and to the Coraco-brachialis, Pectoralis minor,and Biceps muscles.
By Robley Dunglison
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- legal doctrine stating person receives money or other through no effort of his own, at expense another, recipient should return to rightful owner, even if property was not obtained illegally. Most courts will order that the be returned party who has suffered loss brings a lawsuit. 1. Benefit retention with no consideration of return where it can be reasonably expected. 2. Money obtained that is not a gift the beneficiary needs to make restitution for.