Coronoid fossa of the humerus

Coronoid fossa of the humerus

Left humerus. Anterior view. (Coronoid fossa visible at bottom center, on left side.)
Latin fossa coronoidea humeri
TA A02.4.04.025
FMA 23451

Anatomical terms of bone

Superior to the anterior portion of the trochlea is a small depression, the coronoid fossa, which receives the coronoid process of the ulna during flexion of the forearm. It is directly adjacent to the radial fossa of the humerus.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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