HyperDic: scapula

English > 1 sense of the word scapula:
NOUNbodyscapula, shoulder blade, shoulder boneeither of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
scapula > pronunciation
Soundsskae'pyahlah
RhymesAbila ... Zola: 109 rhymes with lah...
English > scapula: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningEither of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings.
Synonymsshoulder blade, shoulder bone
Part ofendoskeletonThe internal skeleton
shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humeriA ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
Partsacromion, acromial processThe outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
glenoid fossa, glenoid cavityThe concavity in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishescápula, omóplato, paletilla
Catalanescàpula, omòplat
Adjectivesscapularrelating to or near the shoulder blade
scapulohumeralrelating to the shoulder blade and upper arm bone

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