shoulder girdle


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shoulder girdle

n.
The pectoral girdle, especially of a human.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoulder girdle - the bony arch formed by the collarbones and shoulder blades in humansshoulder girdle - the bony arch formed by the collarbones and shoulder blades in humans
arch - a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
pectoral girdle - a skeletal support to which the forelimbs of vertebrates are attached
Translations
Schultergürtel
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In this study the shoulder girdle group duration of complaints was significantly shorter after manipulation compared with physiotherapy.
Anatomical basics, variations, and degenerative changes of the shoulder joint and shoulder girdle. Eur.
Swing press, strengthen the shoulder girdle. Children need to exercise at least threetimes a week, and adults should do the exercises at least 5-10 minutes twice a day.
The 127-million-year-old species, which they have named Jinguofortis perplexus, retains other features of its dinosaur ancestors, such as claws on the fingers of its wings, a jaw with tiny teeth rather than a beak, and a fused shoulder girdle. That last trait is seemingly poorly adapted to flight, hence the name "perplexus." (Read more about the evolutionary link between dinosaurs and modern birds.)
This activates the spine in to rotation, ease tension in the back and shoulder girdle.
The trunk segment was represented by the shoulder girdle (acromions and C7) and pelvic girdle (ASISs, greater and lesser trochanters and sacral point--Pietraszewski et al., 2012).
On a second study done by Grewal et al, (5) asymmetries of the sternum and shoulder girdle were described in domestic chickens.
"As soon as your shoulder blade is lying flat, you can get other muscles around the shoulder girdle to turn on, allowing you to connect your arms to your back."
PSCDs represent 3% to 5% of all SCJ dislocations, which comprise <5% of all shoulder girdle injuries.
A PMR is an autoimmune disease similar to rheumatoid arthritis but affecting primarily the muscles and joints of the shoulder girdle, the pelvic girdle and the hands.
As time passed, it became clear that we had skull bones, much of the shoulder girdle and forelimb, multiple vertebrae and ribs, part of the foot, and pieces of several dermal plates--more than was known for any dinosaur of this age from the entire African continent."
In our patient, the diagnosis was made following an urgent MRI scan with a high index of suspicion for an abnormality within the shoulder girdle.