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shoulder girdle

noun

Definition of shoulder girdle

  1. :  the bony or cartilaginous arch that supports the forelimbs of a vertebrate —called also pectoral girdle



1868

First Known Use of shoulder girdle

1868


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shoulder girdle

noun

Medical Definition of shoulder girdle




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