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Metacromion
Metacromion Met`a*cro"mi*on, n. [NL.] (Anat.) A process projecting backward and downward from the acromion of the scapula of some mammals.

Meaning of Acromion from wikipedia

- In human anatomy, the acromion (from Gr****: akros, "highest", ōmos, "shoulder", plural: acromia) is a bony process on the sca**** (shoulder blade). Together...
- inflamed as they p**** through the subacromial space, the p****age beneath the acromion. This can result in pain, weakness and loss of movement at the shoulder...
- is a joint at the top of the shoulder. It is the junction between the acromion (part of the sca**** that forms the highest point of the shoulder) and...
- arched form, while the summit of the arch serves to support the spine and acromion. The costal surface superior of the sca**** is the origin of 1st digitation...
- short. Lateral or acromial fibers arise from the superior surface of the acromion process of the sca****. They are commonly called lateral deltoid. This...
- arthroscopic surgical procedure of the acromion. Generally, it implies removal of a small piece of the surface of the bone (acromion) that is in contact with a tendon...
- "like a raven's beak"). Pointing laterally forward, it, together with the acromion, serves to stabilize the shoulder joint. It is palpable in the deltopectoral...
- third thoracic vertebrae. They are inserted into the medial margin of the acromion, and into the superior lip of the posterior border of the spine of the...
- extending between the coracoid process and the acromion. It is attached, by its apex, to the summit of the acromion just in front of the articular surface for...
- loss of the normal shoulder contour and a palpable depression under the acromion. The radial nerve follows the humerus closely. At the midshaft of the humerus...
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