- the outward end of the spine of the scapula or shoulder blade.
Origin of acromion
Examples from the Web for acromial
Historical Examples of acromial
A small tubercle (deltoid tubercle) which frequently exists near the acromial end is liable to suggest the presence of a fracture.
In the Theromorpha it has an acromial process with which the precoracoid articulates, and it is very large in Dinosauria.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
- the outermost edge of the spine of the shoulder blade
Word Origin for acromion
- The outer end of the scapula, extending over the shoulder joint and forming the highest point of the shoulder, to which the collarbone is attached.acromial process