acromial process


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Noun1.acromial process - the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder bladeacromial process - the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bone - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
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These landmarks included the tragus of the left ear, the left acromial process and the left lateral malleolar process and the spinous process of 7th cervical vertebra.
The angle formed by the two processes of the scapula, the dorsally projected scapular process and the ventromedially projected acromial process, is around 115 degrees (Fig.
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.