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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81 on right acromial processes, while Mansur et al found mean breadth of 27.
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.
2000) and lateral head of Triceps Brachii (TB; midway of lateral epicondyle of the humerus and the acromial process of the scapula) and Biceps Brachii (BB; at the same level as TB) in upper extremity (Matta et al.
According to Fawcett (8), lack of ossification of the anterior-cartilage bridge which connects the sternal and acromial part in the 19 mm stage causes to clavicula pseudoarthrosis .
Age-related changes have been defined for structures of the shoulder such as the acromial beak and rotator cuff muscles (reviewed by Lewis 2011).
La condicion corporal moderada se definio por la perdida de masa muscular en miembros posteriores y superiores permitiendo palpar con facilidad las crestas iliacas y claviculas, los procesos isquiaticos y procesos coracoides y acromial, asi como una perdida considerable de tejido muscular en la base de la cola, espalda y torax.
Out of three CH, one originating from the sternum, another from the acromial part of the clavicle and the third head arising between them, thereby reducing the space of the posterior triangle.
Por otra parte, la elevacion del brazo en pronacion pone al tuberculo mayor y al tendon del supraespinoso bajo el arco acromial, provocando de esta forma un pinzamiento acromial.
Uneven shoulders were measured by placing bright-yellow markers, 1 cm in diameter, on the posterior-lateral edges or acromial angles of the left and right acromions.
Bilateral complete absence of clavicles is seen in a small percentage (10%) of patients with CCD, while hypoplasia of the acromial end is common.