acromioclavicular ligament

(redirected from ligamentum acromioclaviculare)

a·cro·mi·o·cla·vic·u·lar lig·a·ment

[TA]
a fibrous band extending from the acromion of the scapula to the clavicle.
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acromioclavicular ligament

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
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