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scap·u·la

 (skăp′yə-lə)
n. pl. scap·u·las or scap·u·lae (-lē′)
Either of two large, flat, triangular bones forming the back part of the shoulder. Also called shoulder blade.

[Late Latin, shoulder, from Latin scapulae, the shoulder blades.]

scapula

(ˈskæpjʊlə)
n, pl -lae (-liː) or -las
1. (Anatomy) either of two large flat triangular bones, one on each side of the back part of the shoulder in man. Nontechnical name: shoulder blade
2. (Anatomy) the corresponding bone in most vertebrates
[C16: from Late Latin: shoulder]

scap•u•la

(ˈskæp yə lə)

n., pl. -las, -lae (-ˌli)
1. either of two flat triangular bones each forming the back part of a shoulder; shoulder blade.
2. a dorsal bone of the pectoral girdle.
[1570–80; < Latin: shoulder]

scap·u·la

(skăp′yə-lə)
Either of two flat, triangular bones forming part of the shoulder. In humans and other primates, they lie on the upper part of the back on either side of the spine. Also called shoulder blade. See more at skeleton.

scapula

(pl. scapulae) Either of the two shoulder blades.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scapula - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beingsscapula - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
glenoid cavity, glenoid fossa - the concavity in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint
acromial process, acromion - the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
articulatio humeri, shoulder joint, shoulder - a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
endoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
Translations
lapaluu
skapula

scapula

[ˈskæpjʊlə] N (scapulas or scapulae (pl)) [ˈskæpjʊliː]escápula f

scapula

n (Anat) → Schulterblatt nt

scapula

[ˈskæpjʊlə] n (scapulas or scapulae (pl)) (Med) → scapola

scap·u·la

n. escápula, hueso del hombro.

scapula

n (pl -lae) omóplato or omoplato, escápula
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We conducted this study to quantify the impact of two sizes of B2 posterior glenoid defects (10[degrees] and 20[degrees]) on rTSA glenoid baseplate fixation in a composite scapula model using the recently approved ASTM F2028-14 reverse shoulder glenoid loosening test method.
Moreover the impossibility of being assisted during the me asuring process (19) entails that the examiner alone has to set the limb to be measured in the correct position, stabilize its segments (in this case the scapula and the elbow), correctly hold the tool, and then execute the measurement.
On examination the woman had an abducted scapula position with relative internal rotation of the humerus.
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The Flower Small and Medium Implants set is intended for use for internal fixation of fractures and reconstruction of bones, including the scapula, olecranon, humerus, radius, ulna, pelvis, distal tibia, fibula, hand and foot in adults and in adolescents (12-21) in whom the growth plates have fused.
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Milnes has had to sit out the Bears' pre-season tour to Barbados after it transpired the stress fracture in his scapula - a very rare injury - has not knitted back together during the winter.
Milnes has had to sit out the Bears' pre-season tour to Barbados after it transpired that the stress-fracture in his scapula - a very rare injury - has not knitted back together during the winter.
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