acromioclavicular ligament(redirected from Superior acromioclavicular ligament)
a fibrous band extending from the acromion of the scapula to the clavicle.
Synonym(s): ligamentum acromioclaviculare [TA]
The ligament supporting the acromioclavicular joint; it joins the acromial process of the scapula and the distal end of the clavicle and, in combination with the coracoclavicular ligaments, holds the clavicle down.
See also: ligament