the outward end of the spine of the scapula or shoulder blade.
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 suggest the presence of a fracture.
Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles
noun (pl) -mia (-mɪə)
the outermost edge of the spine of the shoulder blade
acromion a·cro·mi·on (ə-krō’mē-ŏn’, -ən)
The outer end of the scapula, extending over the shoulder joint and forming the highest point of the shoulder, to which the collarbone is attached. Also called acromial process.
- Acromial process
acromial process acromial process n. See acromion. 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
abnormal smallness of the head and extremities.
acromioclavicular acromioclavicular a·cro·mi·o·cla·vic·u·lar (ə-krō’mē-ō-klə-vĭk’yə-lər) adj. Of or relating to the acromion and the clavicle. Of or relating to the articulation between the clavicle and the scapula and its ligaments.
acromiocoracoid acromiocoracoid a·cro·mi·o·cor·a·coid (ə-krō’mē-ō-kôr’ə-koid’) adj. Relating to the acromion and the coracoid process.