acromion

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acromion

[ə′krō·me‚än]
(anatomy)
The flat process on the outer end of the scapular spine that articulates with the clavicle and forms the outer angle of the shoulder.
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Although Type I acromia (flat inferior surface) were most frequent on the right side, Types II (curved inferior surface) and III (hooked inferior surface) acromia appeared to be numerous on the left side (Table I).
Types I (flat inferior surface), II (curved inferior surface) and III (hooked inferior surface) acromia were most prevalent in males (Table I).
Types I (flat inferior surface), II (curved inferior surface) and III (hooked inferior surface) acromia were more numerous in the Black race group than the White race group (Table I).
In this study, the incidence of acromial types reflected a trend of ascending values from Type III to Type I to Type II acromia, ie.