Coronoid fossa of the humerus

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.

Coronoid fossa of the humerus
Left humerus. Anterior view. (Coronoid fossa visible at bottom center, on left side.)
Latinfossa coronoidea humeri
Anatomical terms of bone

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