Medical Dictionary


noun shoul·der \ˈshōl-dər\

Medical Definition of SHOULDER

:  the laterally projecting part of the human body formed of the bones and joints with their covering tissue by which the arm is connected with the trunk
:  the two shoulders and the upper part of the back—usually used in plural
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