Scapula meaning

skăpyə-lə
Either of two large, flat, triangular bones forming the back part of the shoulder.
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Either of two flat, triangular bones in the back of the shoulders of humans, or a similar bone in other vertebrates; shoulder blade.
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Either of two large, flat, triangular bones forming the back part of the shoulder.
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Either of two flat, triangular bones forming part of the shoulder. In humans and other primates, the scapulae lie on the upper part of the back on either side of the spine.
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(anatomy) Either of the two large, flat, bones forming the back of the shoulder.
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Origin of scapula

  • Late Latin shoulder from Latin scapulae the shoulder blades

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin scapula (“shoulder").

    From Wiktionary