noun, plural acromia
[uh-kroh-mee-uh] /əˈkroʊ mi ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the outward end of the spine of the scapula or shoulder blade.
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.
- Subacromial bursa
subacromial bursa sub·a·cro·mi·al bursa (sŭb’ə-krō’mē-əl) n. The bursa between the acromial process and the capsule of the shoulder joint.
adjective 1. somewhat or moderately acute. adjective 1. intermediate between acute and chronic subacute sub·a·cute (sŭb’ə-kyōōt’) adj. Between acute and chronic. sub’a·cute’ly adv.
- Subacute inflammation
subacute inflammation n. Inflammation that lasts longer than acute inflammation but is not chronic.
- Subacute migratory panniculitis
subacute migratory panniculitis subacute mi·gra·to·ry panniculitis (mī’grə-tôr’ē) n. A condition characterized by the development of tender nodular lesions of changing configuration on the lateral aspect of one or both legs that may persist for many months.