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Definition of the noun acromial process
What does acromial process mean as a name of something?
- the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonym of acromial process: acromion
- more generic words: appendage / outgrowth / process = a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
- part of: scapula / shoulder blade / shoulder bone = either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
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Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
acromial process /ۑkrǀމmƝāۑl/[Gk, akron, extremity, ǀPRV, shoulder], a flat, triangular lateral extension of the scapula. acromicria / akމrۑmikމrƝāۑ/, an anomaly characterised by abnormally small hands and feet. The person ...
by D.C. Wareham
ACROMIAL PROCESS A small projection directed anteriorly on the cranial border of the SCAPULA and which, in chelonians, becomes quite extensive and lengthened, forming an essential part of the extraordinary PECTORAL GIRDLE found ...
by UN Panda
Subacromial Under the acromial process. Subacute A course of disease in between acute and chronic. Subacute myelo-optic neuropathy Neurological disease characterized by sensory motor disturbances, impaired vision, abdominal pain ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Goats, and Oren, it terminates square, but at other times lengthens into a slender acromial process, which, in the Antelopes and Deer, overhangs the neck, and in the Camel kind descends as low as the plane of the glenoid cavity.
A Vocabulary of the Terms Used in Medicine, and the Allied Sciences, with Their Pronunciation, Etymology, and Signification, Including Much Collateral Information of a Descriptive and Encyclopedic Character by Henry Ware Cattell
large outward prolongation o( the spine of the scapula, forming the point of the shoulder; acromial process. [< axpov a point + w/ioc. the shoulder.] a-crom'pha- lon, -lum, -lus, a-crom-pba'li um. 1. The centre of the navel, to which the cord is ...
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)
Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Goats, and Oxen, it terminates square, but at other times lengthens into a slender acromial process, which, in the Antelopes and Deer, overhangs the neck, and in the Camel kind descends as low as the plane of the glenoid cavity.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
Coraco—acromial, a triangular-shaped“ ligament extending from the tip of the acromial process to the outer surface of the coracoid process of the scapula. L., Coraco-clavicular, that joining the coracoid process of the scapula and the ...
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)
by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian
The acromial process of the scapula is well developed, as in the Cretaceous tyrannosaurids (Lambe, 1917), suggesting an important development of the M. deltoides clavicu- laris, a humeral protractor and elevator (Nicholls and Russell, 1985) ...
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