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acromial end of clavicle

 

Definition: the flattened lateral end of the clavicle that articulates with the acromion and is anchored to the coracoid process by the conoid and trapezoid ligaments.

Synonym(s): extremitas acromialis claviculaeTA, acromial extremity of clavicle

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