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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The relationship of acromial architecture to rotator cuff disease.
We thought reporting this isolated open acromial fracture would contribute to the literature, especially with this fracture type, course of treatment, and excellent short-term recovery.
According to the Kendall and McCreary definition, lateral posture is considered normal, if the plumb-line passes through the tragus of the ear, [C.sub.7] spinous process, the acromial process, the greater trochanter, just anterior to the midline of the knee, and slightly anterior to lateral malleolus.
The masses of the secondary cartilage in the acromial and sternal ends were established histologically as a true physis, where longitudinal growth occurred.
This study observed that the foramina were more common on posterior surface and were often multiple, directed toward the acromial end.
Emended diagnosis: Basal member of Eucryptodira, more than 60 cm in length, possessing well-developed free regions of the dorsal ribs, which correspond to more than three quarters of the width of the last pair of costals, and sharing the following character combination: absence of nuchal notch; presence of a single cervical scute; very wide vertebral scutes; wide fontanelles between the costal and the peripheral plates; robust and high plastral processes; angle formed by the scapular and the acromial processes of the scapula around 110 degrees.
(7) The delivery of the posterior arm reduces the presenting fetal diameter from the larger bisacromial diameter to the smaller axillo acromial diameter.
Limbs length were measured from the right side of body in standing position by using anatomic landmarks: upper leg length, the distance between the lateral condyle of the femur and greater trochanter, lower leg length, the distance between the lateral malleolus of the fibula and the lateral condyle of the tibia, and upper arm length, the distance between the lateral epicondyle of the humerus and the acromial process of the scapula.
On radiographies, the sternal part is larger and is observed over the acromial part (1, 2).
Age-related changes have been defined for structures of the shoulder such as the acromial beak and rotator cuff muscles (reviewed by Lewis 2011).
In 1949, the first clinical application of a flap from the shoulder ("charretera" or acromial flap) was performed by Kazanjian and Converse [2].
Se considero condicion de obesidad cuando se observo acumulo de grasa a nivel abdominal sin lograr palpar los principales accidentes del cinturon pelvico (crestas iliacas, tuberosidades isquiaticas) ni del cinturon escapular (clavicula, proceso coracoides, proceso acromial).