- the outward end of the spine of the scapula or shoulder blade.
Origin of acromion
Examples from the Web for acromion
Historical Examples of acromion
As in other American Edentates, the acromion joins the coracoid.
Scapula with the acromion coinciding with its anterior edge.
The acromion and coracoid processes of the scapula are rudimentary.
The spine is atrophied at both its extremities, so that at its inferior part we do not find the acromion process.Artistic Anatomy of Animals
In the scapula the acromion joins the coracoid as in Bradypus; the clavicle is large.
- 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