coracoacromial ligament

n.

The heavy arched fibrous band that passes between the coracoid process and the acromion above the shoulder joint.

Nearby words

  1. cor.,
  2. cora,
  3. coraciiform,
  4. coracle,
  5. coracoacromial,
  6. coracobrachial muscle,
  7. coracoclavicular,
  8. coracoclavicular ligament,
  9. coracohumeral,
  10. coracoid


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