Acrometagenesis



acrometagenesis

acrometagenesis ac·ro·met·a·gen·e·sis (āk’rō-mět’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Abnormal development of the extremities resulting in deformity.

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    the outward end of the spine of the scapula or shoulder blade. Historical Examples In Armadillos, Sloths, and Megatheriidae, the acromion is very long and the clavicle is well developed. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds It has no acromion, which is usually though not always absent in Ungulates. The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., […]

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    the outward end of the spine of the scapula or shoulder blade. Historical Examples In the Theromorpha it has an acromial process with which the precoracoid articulates, and it is very large in Dinosauria. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds A small tubercle (deltoid tubercle) which frequently exists near the acromial end is liable to […]

  • Acromial process

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