shoulder girdle


shoulder girdle

noun

Definition of SHOULDER GIRDLE

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

First Known Use of SHOULDER GIRDLE

1868

shoulder girdle

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SHOULDER GIRDLE

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: shoulder head
Previous Word in the Dictionary: shoulderette
All Words Near: shoulder girdle

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up shoulder girdle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).