Acromion Process: Definition & Types Video


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What does the suffix acro- mean in Greek?

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1. What is the function of the acromion process?

2. With what process does the acromion function most closely, in shoulder stabilization?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of the acromion process. You will need to properly understand concepts such as the function and structure of this process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Define the Greek derived acro- suffix
  • Identify the process most closely associated with the acromion function
  • Know which muscle is attached to the acromion process
  • Determine the purpose of an exaggerated acromion process

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the acromion process
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the function of this process in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about shoulder stabilization

Additional Learning

To learn more about this vertebrate process, review this lesson about Acromion Process: Definition & Types. The lesson adheres to these following objectives:

  • Define process
  • Identify clavicle and scapula
  • Understand the function of the coracoacromial ligament
  • Determine muscle attachment at the acromion
  • Realize acromion processes in the role of flight