acromial process

acromial process
noun
the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
Syn: ↑acromion
Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑outgrowth, ↑appendage
Part Holonyms: ↑scapula, ↑shoulder blade, ↑shoulder bone

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noun

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