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scap·u·lar

 (skăp′yə-lər)
n.
1. Roman Catholic Church
a. A monk's sleeveless outer garment that hangs from the shoulders and sometimes has a cowl.
b. A pair of pieces of cloth joined by shoulder bands and worn under clothing on the chest and back as a sacramental, sometimes entailing lay affiliation with a religious order.
2. One of the feathers covering the shoulder of a bird.
adj. also scap·u·lar·y (-lĕr′ē) Anatomy
Of or relating to the shoulder or scapula.

[Middle English scapulare, from Late Latin scapulāre, from neuter of scapulāris, pertaining to the shoulders or scapulae, from scapula, shoulder; see scapula.]

scapular

(ˈskæpjʊlə)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the scapula
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) part of the monastic habit worn by members of many Christian, esp Roman Catholic, religious orders, consisting of a piece of woollen cloth worn over the shoulders, and hanging down in front and behind to the ankles
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) two small rectangular pieces of woollen cloth joined by tapes passing over the shoulders and worn under secular clothes in token of affiliation to a religious order
3. (Zoology) any of the small feathers that are attached to the humerus of a bird and lie along the shoulder

scap•u•lar1

(ˈskæp yə lər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the shoulders or the scapula or scapulas.
n.
2. one of the feathers originating from a bird's shoulder.
[1680–90; < New Latin scapulāris]

scap•u•lar2

(ˈskæp yə lər)

n.
1. a loose sleeveless monastic garment.
2. either of two small cloth pieces joined by strings passing over the shoulders, worn under clothing as a badge of affiliation with a religious order or as an act of religious devotion.
[1475–85; < Medieval Latin scapulāre, n. use of neuter of scapulāris (adj.). See scapular1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scapular - a feather covering the shoulder of a birdscapular - a feather covering the shoulder of a bird
feather, plumage, plume - the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
2.scapular - garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
monastic habit - a long loose habit worn by monks in a monastery
Adj.1.scapular - relating to or near the shoulder blade
Translations

scapular

[ˈskæpjʊləʳ] ADJ & Nescapulario m
References in classic literature ?
No, it's not a scapular, Bennett.' He held out his hand.
This area is widely used for harvesting flaps like musculocutaneous, vascularized supraclavicular lymph node transfer and dorsal scapular island flaps in plastic and reconstructive surgery (Angrigiani et al., 2003; Haas et al., 2004; Kim et al., 2016).
Feast masses will be celebrated today, July 16, in several churches and Marian shrines around the country in commemoration of the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, marking the 767th anniversary of the widespread devotion to Our Lady's brown scapular.
I have been wearing the brown scapular for many years now, and I have shared it to many people because of my simple belief in the Blessed Mother's promise that whoever wears the scapular will be under her special motherly protection, and that she will bring to heaven whoever dies wearing it.
Considering that periscapular imbalances may be associated with kinematic disorders of the shoulder complex including scapular dyskinesis and impingement syndrome (7,12), shoulder rehabilitation has been implemented for restoring the function and timing of periscapular and scapulohumeral muscles, and especially the rotator cuff, anterior serratus and trapezius muscles (4,7,12).
There was a time when Catholic popular piety promised that, in addition to regular Mass attendance and annual confession, wearing a scapular, making the nine First Fridays or collecting an adequate number of plenary indulgences were good investments in eternal life insurance.
Masses and distribution and imposition of the Carmelite brown scapular will be held in churches around the country.
The purpose of this study was to assess the within-day reliability of scapular and shoulder muscle EMG measurements in asymptomatic individuals as the evidence surrounding this topic is very limited.
The notion that proper scapular posture involves pulling the shoulders "back and down" is widely accepted and practiced by several current musculoskeletal practices, as well as by exercise trainers.
However, the scapular stabilizing muscles, including the lower trapezius (LT), serratus anterior (SA), supraspinatus (SS), infraspinatus (IS), and the rhomboid muscle (RM), have been found to have impaired balance with respect to the glenohumeral prime movers in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome (Chester et al., 2010).
Under general anesthesia and in prone position, wound was irrigated and fracture of the acromion was exposed and fixed by 2 partially threaded cannulated screws size 30 mm x 3.5 mm and 18 mm x 3.5 mm, towards the scapular spine and perpendicular to the fracture line, respectively (Figures 3-5).
Additional reported locations for bronchogenic cysts include cervical, paravertebral, scapular, pericardial, retroperitoneal, omental, and even perianal areas [4-8].