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The acromioclavicular joint is the gliding joint that forms the connection between the acromion of the shoulder blade and the collarbone. It is part of the mechanism that allows the shoulder to rise and fall (shrug).
Last Revised: May 16, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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