Acromion Definition

ə-krōmē-ən
acromion
noun
The outer upper point of the shoulder blade, or scapula.
Webster's New World
The outer end of the scapula to which the collarbone is attached.
American Heritage Medicine
(anatomy) The outermost point of the shoulder blade.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • acromial process
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Other Word Forms of Acromion

Noun

Singular:
acromion
Plural:
acromions

Origin of Acromion

  • New Latin acrōmion from Greek akrōmion akros extreme ak- in Indo-European roots ōmos shoulder

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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