coracoacromial ligament

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cor·a·co·a·cro·mi·al lig·a·ment

[TA]
the heavy arched fibrous band that passes between the coracoid process and the acromion above the shoulder joint; the osseofibrous arch thus formed prevents upward dislocation of the shoulder (glenohumeral) joint.
Synonym(s): ligamentum coracoacromiale [TA]

cor·a·co·a·cro·mi·al lig·a·ment

(kōr'ă-kō-ă-krō'mē-ăl lig'ă-mĕnt) [TA]
The heavy arched fibrous band that passes between the coracoid process and the acromion above the shoulder joint; the osseofibrous arch thus formed prevents upward dislocation of the shoulder (glenohumeral) joint.
Synonym(s): ligamentum coracoacromiale [TA] .

coracoacromial ligament

The broad triangular ligament attached to the outer edge of the coracoid process of the scapula and the tip of the acromion.
See also: ligament
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Acromioclavicular dislocation treated by transference of the coraco-acromial ligament.