acromial angle of scapula

acromial angle of scapula
angulus lateralis scapulae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • angulus — SYN: angle. [L.] a. acromii [TA] SYN: acromial angle. a. costae [TA] SYN: angle of rib. a. frontalis ossis parietalis [TA] SYN: frontal angle of parietal bone. a. inferior scapulae [TA] SYN: inferior angle of scapula. a. infrasternalis [TA] SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • angulus lateralis scapulae — [TA] lateral angle of scapula: the head of the scapula, which bears the glenoid cavity and articulates with the head of the humerus; called also acromial or external angle of scapula and condyle of scapula …   Medical dictionary

  • Acromion — The projection of the scapula (the shoulder blade) that forms the point of the shoulder. The acromion is part of the scapula. It protrudes laterally (away from the midline) and is triangular in shape. The top of the shoulder is acromial. The word …   Medical dictionary

  • coraco- — combining form Etymology: New Latin, from coracoides coracoid : coracoid and coracocostal * * * coraco (ˈkɒrəkəʊ ) corresp. to Gr. κορακο combining form of κόραξ raven, crow, now used in Anat. as comb. form of coracoid, in …   Useful english dictionary

  • acromion — noun the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade • Syn: ↑acromial process • Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑outgrowth, ↑appendage • Part Holonyms: ↑scapula, ↑shoulder blade, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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