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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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.
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scapula

(pl. scapulae) Either of the two shoulder blades.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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)
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Translations
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skapula

scapula

[ˈskæpjʊlə] N (scapulas or scapulae (pl)) [ˈskæpjʊliː]escápula f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

scapula

n (Anat) → Schulterblatt nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

scapula

[ˈskæpjʊlə] n (scapulas or scapulae (pl)) (Med) → scapola
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

scap·u·la

n. escápula, hueso del hombro.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

scapula

n (pl -lae) omóplato or omoplato, escápula
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Magic Michael had the peace sign on his left shoulderblade and the word "Ludo" on his old chap.
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