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shoulder-bone

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  • shoulder bone — noun either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings • Syn: ↑scapula, ↑shoulder blade • Derivationally related forms: ↑scapular (for: ↑scapula) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoulder bone — the bone at the shoulder of a fish that forms the leading edge of a belly flap, q.v., in preparing fish as food. Also called collar bone, lug bone and nape bone …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • shoulder bone — noun Another name of shoulder blade. Syn: scapula, shoulder blade …   Wiktionary

  • Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …   Medical dictionary

  • shoulder blade — noun either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑scapula, ↑shoulder bone • Derivationally related forms: ↑scapular (for: ↑scapula) …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoulder joint — noun a ball and socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula • Syn: ↑shoulder, ↑articulatio humeri • Derivationally related forms: ↑shoulder (for: ↑shoulder) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoulder blade — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. shoulder bone, omoplate, scapula; see bone …   English dictionary for students

  • shoulder-blade — n. Shoulder bone, blade bone, omoplate, scapula …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • shoulder blade — noun Either of the large flat bones at the back of the shoulder. Syn: scapula, shoulder bone …   Wiktionary

  • Shoulder problems — Shoulder problems, including pain, are one of the more common reasons for physician visits for musculoskeletal symptoms. The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed.… …   Wikipedia

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