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Saltos de línea: scap|ula
Pronunciación: /ˈskapjʊlə

Definición de scapula en inglés:

sustantivo (plural scapulae /-liː/ or scapulas)

Technical term for shoulder blade.
Example sentences
  • A plate of bone extending from the medial margin of the scapula to the vertebral column has been reported (Ingersoll).
  • The fourth step is to emphasize the retractor muscles of the scapula and to correct any forward-head posture.
  • The humerus articulates with the scapula (shoulder blade) at the shoulder, and with the radius and the ulna at the elbow.


late 16th century: from late Latin, singular of Latin scapulae 'shoulder blades'.

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