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Acromion

Definition of the noun acromion

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noun - plural: acromions

  1. the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade

Explanation

Acromion: The upper distal process of the scapula.

Phrases with Acromion

  1. Musca Acromion
  2. Cholomyia Acromion
  3. Species Musca Acromion
  4. Species Cholomyia Acromion

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Maders Understanding Human Anatomy and Physiology (2014)

Biology, Human biology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

The acromion is a continuation of the scapular spine, and hooks over anteriorly. It articulates with theclavicle (collar bone)to form the acromioclavicularjoint. scapular spine: The acromion process, or simply the acromion , is an anatomical ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: The Sectional Anatomy Learning System : Concepts and Applications 2-Volume Set (2012)

Biology, Human biology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

The acromion is a continuationof thescapular spine,and hooks over anteriorly. It articulates with the clavicle (collar bone)to form theacromioclavicularjoint. scapular spine: The acromion process, or simply the acromion , is an anatomical feature ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Realism: A Study in Human Structural Anatomy by Carol F. Edwards, ISBN 9780138127459 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

The acromion is a continuation of the scapular spine, and hooks over anteriorly. It articulates with the clavicle (collar bone) to form the acromioclavicular joint. scapular spine: The acromion process, or simply the acromion, is an anatomical ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Massage Therapy (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

The acromion is a continuation of the scapular spine, and hooks over anteriorly. It articulates with the clavicle (collarbone)to form theacromioclavicular joint. scapular spine: The acromion process, or simply the acromion , is an anatomical ...

Google previewTextbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy (2013)

by Kenneth L. Bontrager, John Lampignano

The acromion is a long, curved process that extends laterally over the head of the humerus. The coracoid...

The acromion is the expanded distal end of the spine that extends superiorly and posteriorly to the glenoid cavity (fossa). The coracoid ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germain, ISBN 9780939616572 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acromion Biceps brachii Clavicle Suprasternal notch Latissimus dorsi In human anatomy, the acromion is a bony process on the scapula (shoulder blade), together with the coracoid process extending laterally over the shoulderjoint.

Google previewCurrent Orthopaedic Practice (2012)

A concise guide for postgraduate exams by Sanjeev Agarwal,

A reconstruction socket achieving fixation in the glenoid, coracoid and the acromion is a salvage procedure for failed reverse shoulder replacements. Resurfacing the humeral head has become popular, especially with the success of the ...

Google previewEssential Anatomy (2012)

by J. Joseph

Medial to its upper part and projecting forwards below the acromion is the coracoid process. The humerus is the bone of the upper arm (Fig. 30c).

Google previewNormal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder (2015)

by Gregory Ian Bain, Eiji Itoi, Giovanni Di Giacomo, Hiroyuki Sugaya

Acromion The acromion is a flat trapezoidal process that arises from the scapula spine and then projects anteriorly.

Google previewInstitutes of surgery (1838)

by Charles Bell (sir.)

The acromion is the fulcrum to the long lever, and the consequence is, the bursting up of the capsule below. These are the signs of the humerus dislocated from the glenoid cavity of the scapula : 1. pain in motion ; 2. the hand cannot be raised ...

Google previewFRCR Part 1 Anatomy Mock Examinations (2011)

by Aidan Shaw, Benjamin Smith, David C. Howlett

The acromion is the distal continuation of the spine of the scapula, extends laterally over the shoulder joint and articulates with the clavicle to form the acromioclavicular joint. The supraspinatus initiates abduction of the shoulder and originates ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

acromiocoracoid /-kôr'akoids, pertaining to the acromion and coracoid process. acromiohumeral /-hyoo"morol/, pertaining to the acromion and the humerus. acromion sokrö"mè-on/ [Gk, akron + omos, shoulder], the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics (1992)

by James H. Stramler, Jr.

acoustic absorption coefficient acromion acoustic absorption coefficient (am) the ratio of energy absorbed by a material to the energy incident to it acoustic flanking the structural transmission of vibrations to elements which re-radiate the sound ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper

- - | acromion. On the anterior edge of this :| into a glenoid : of an oval- shape, the greatest || - "| extends obliquely from the neck of the bone to its - - cines against the bite of serpents. SCORPIOI'DES. (From. SCAPHOIM. SeeScaphoides ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set (2006)

by Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski

Sitting Shoulder Height (Acromion) The vertical distance from the sitting surface to the tip (acromion) Starting point for arm length measurements; near the center of rotation of the shoulder, when sitting. [3] of the upper arm. Reference for hand ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 5

In most of them the spine commences immediately from the base, deepens as it descends, and towards the lower end turns backabroadish lip, which runs into the broad acromion; but in the Kangaroo: the spine commences below the base, ...

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