(ә-kro´me-әn) the lateral extension of the spine of the scapula, forming the highest point of the shoulder. adj., acro´mial., adj.
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• (n.) The outer extremity of the shoulder blade.
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(from the article `scapula`) ...spine, which divides the bone into two concave areas, the supraspinous and infraspinous fossae. The spine and fossae give attachment to muscles ...
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acromion, acromial The lateral extension of the spine of the scapula, projecting over the shoulder joint and forming the highest point of the shoulder.
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In human anatomy, the acromion (from Greek: akros, "highest", ōmos, "shoulder", plural: acromia), is a bony process on the scapula (shoulder blade), together with the coracoid process extending laterally over the shoulder joint. The acromion is a continuation of the scapular spine, and hooks over ...
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The acromion is the lateral projection from the spine of the scapula. The plough blade-like projection serves as a site of attachment for both the trapezius and deltoid muscles, which assist in giving the shoulder its strength during flexion.
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Greek akros = summit (cf. Acropolis) and omos = shoulder, hence, the tip of the shoulder.
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1) Acromial process 2) Appendage 3) Outgrowth 4) Process 5) The outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
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the roof, or highest point, of the shoulder that is formed by a part of the scapula, or shoulder blade.
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