HyperDic: pectoral_girdle

English > 1 sense of the expression pectoral girdle:
NOUNbodypectoral girdlea skeletal support to which the forelimbs of vertebrates are attached
English > pectoral girdle: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA skeletal support to which the forelimbs of vertebrates are attached.
Part ofappendicular skeletonThe part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs
Partsshoulder girdle, pectoral archThe bony arch formed by the collarbones and shoulder blades in humans
BroadergirdleAn encircling or ringlike structure
Catalancintura escapular

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