shoulder bone


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Noun1.shoulder bone - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beingsshoulder bone - 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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Sparks flew as steel smote steel, and then there was the dull and sickening sound of a shoulder bone parting beneath the keen edge of my Martian sword.
Patalamon rattled a pair of seal's shoulder bones in front of a herd of holluschickie and they stopped dead, puffing and blowing.
Adil was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and then to Leeds General Infirmary and is now recovering from an operation on a broken rib and shoulder bone.
If you notice your shoulder bone is shifted forward, be aware that you need to address this for a correct fit.
It was the conscious thought that I was producing [a lot of] kinetic energy with my high-poundage Hoyt that made me believe I could penetrate the heavy shoulder bone.
He was treated for 15 days for a shoulder bone fracture and brain injury, besides fractures in other parts of his body.
In October, Butler broke Ellie's her shoulder bone but neither parent sought medical treatment for the painful injury, the court heard.
I was told that the shoulder bone was dislocated and was not equal in position, putting a lot of pressure on my spine.
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No, I don't expect to shoot through the shoulder bone or spine of an elk.
She helps a young man with a dislocated shoulder bone and later saves the group by pointing out an ambush site.
One of the complainants, a supervisor of a security agency, suffered a broken shoulder bone in the attack that followed a verbal spat over washing of a car on April 2.