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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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Correlation between the four types of acromion and the existence of enthesophytes: a study on 423 dried scapulas and review of the literature.
Anatomical variation of acromions in Brazilian adult's scapulas. J Morphol Sci 2013;30(2):98-102.
Physical examination revealed a soft-textured, fluctuating, nonhyperemic, painless mass roughly 2 x 1 cm in size on the midline of the back between the two scapulas. Surface ultrasonography demonstrated a 20 x 7 mm regular-contoured cystic lesion containing septations under the skin.
S3), shoulders (U1 and U2), scapulas (O1 and O2) and iliac crests (P1 and P2).
Proposal for classification of the suprascapular notch: a study on 423 dried scapulas. Clin Anat.
In vain seclude a fossil of dream a flight of scapulas Starved and
Back tension is the contraction of several muscles in the back, the most important of which are the rhomboid muscles between the scapulas (shoulder blades).
The scapulas: Another anatomical feature unique to felines is the structure of the scapulas (shoulder blades).
The Dikika girl's scapula indeed resembles scapulas of gorillas, although the implications of this trait for tree climbing await complete analysis of the skeleton, says anthropologist Daniel E.
A good technique to aid this action, is to pinch the scapulas together, this will restrict the arm from going past 180 degrees.
As an example of the careful planning that went into construction, Soffer points to one dwelling that is composed of repeated sections of lower jawbones, long bones, scapulas and other skeletal parts.
INTRODUCTION: The scapula which is commonly known as shoulder blade is a flat triangular bone that present on posterolateral thoracic wall, against the second to seventh ribs.