the outer upper point of the shoulder blade, or scapula
Origin of acromionClassical Greek akr?mion ; from akr?mia, point of the shoulder ; from akros (see acro-) + ?mos, the shoulder
The outer end of the scapula to which the collarbone is attached.
Origin of acromionNew Latin acrōmion, from Greek akrōmion : akros, extreme; see ak- in Indo-European roots + ōmos, shoulder.
(plural acromions or acromia)
- (anatomy) The outermost point of the shoulder blade.