Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-krō′mē-on Definitions: 1. The lateral extension of the spine of the scapula that projects as a broad flattened process overhanging the glenoid fossa; it articulates with the clavicle and gives attachment to part of the deltoid muscles. Its lateral border is a palpable landmark ('the point of the shou
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- the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
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Bony prominence above the shoulder; the lateral end of the spine of the scapula
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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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The outer end of the shoulder blade.
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Acromion: The projection of the scapula (the shoulder blade) that forms the point of the shoulder. The acromion is part of the scapula. It protrudes laterally (away from the midline) and is triangular in shape. The top of the shoulder is acromial. The word 'acromion' comes from the Greek 'akron', peak + 'omos', shoulder = the peak of the shoulder.
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[ Greek ...; 'a`kros
extreme + ... shoulder: confer French acromion
The outer extremity of the shoulder blade.
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<anatomy> The lateral triangular projection of the spine of the scapula that forms the point of the shoulder and articulates with the clavicle. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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acromial process noun
the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
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(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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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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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 it extends laterally over the shoulder joint. The acromion is a continuation of the scapular spine, and hooks over anteriorly. It articulates with the clavicle (...
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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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