Acromial



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 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)
n.
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.
a·cro’mi·al adj.

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  • 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

  • Acromicria

    abnormal smallness of the head and extremities.



  • Acromioclavicular

    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 acromiocoracoid a·cro·mi·o·cor·a·coid (ə-krō’mē-ō-kôr’ə-koid’) adj. Relating to the acromion and the coracoid process.



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