acromion

noun

acro·​mi·​on ə-ˈkrō-mē-ˌän, -ən How to pronounce acromion (audio)
: the outer end of the spine of the scapula that protects the glenoid cavity, forms the outer angle of the shoulder, and articulates with the clavicle

called also acromial process, acromion process

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“Acromion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acromion. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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