acromion

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acromion a·cro·mi·on (ə-krō'mē-ŏn', -ən)
n.
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. Also called acromial process.


a·cro'mi·al adj.
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