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Acromial end

Other Terms: Lateral end of clavicle, Extremitas acromialis claviculae

Description

The laterally directed acromial end or extremity presents as a superior to inferior flattened surface articulating with the acromion of the scapula. One can palpate this landmark by touching the anterior aspect of the bony tip or peak of the shoulder.

Etymology

Acromial is derived from the Greek akron meaning peak and omos for shoulder.

Latin

Extremitas acromialis claviculae

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