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shoul·der blade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bonenoun

    either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings

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  1. shoulder bladenoun

    Either of the large flat bones at the back of the shoulder.

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  1. shoulder blade

    The scapula (plural scapulae or scapulas), also known as the shoulder blade, is the bone that connects the humerus (upper arm bone) with the clavicle (collar bone). Like their connected bones, the scapulae are paired, with each scapula on either side of the body being roughly a mirror image of the other. The name derives from the Classical Latin word for trowel or small shovel, which it was thought to resemble. In compound terms, the prefix omo- is used for the shoulder blade in medical terminology. This prefix is derived from ὦμος (ōmos), the Ancient Greek word for shoulder, and is cognate with the Latin (h)umerus, which in Latin signifies either the shoulder or the upper arm bone. The scapula forms the back of the shoulder girdle. In humans, it is a flat bone, roughly triangular in shape, placed on a posterolateral aspect of the thoracic cage.

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  1. shoulder blade

    The shoulder blade, also known as the scapula, is a triangular, flat bone located in the upper back between the second and eighth rib, which connects the upper arm bone with the collarbone. It provides a socket for the arm bone and aids in movements of the shoulder and arm.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shoulder blade in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shoulder blade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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