Medical Dictionary

acromioplasty


acromioplasty

noun ac·ro·mio·plas·ty \ə-ˌkrō-mē-ō-ˈplas-tē\
plural ac·ro·mio·plas·ties

Definition of ACROMIOPLASTY

:  excision of the anterior hook of the acromion for the relief of pressure on the rotator cuff produced during movement of the joint between the glenoid cavity and the humerus
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