Recent Examples of scapula from the Web
He is being treated for a broken scapula, fractures and lacerations to his face, head and neck, a chip on his C spine and pain in arms upon movement and touch.
This means the chop was cut from the section of the shoulder just adjacent to the ribs; the bone is a piece of the scapula.
Also got a head start on Texas A&M. -- Kamryn Petway fractured his scapula late in the game against Arkansas.
These recreational archaeologists sit cheerfully amidst the grit, cleaning debris from sea lion scapulas with toothbrushes, even as the bones fall apart in their hands.
Prosise missed the final six games of the regular season and the two playoff games with a fractured scapula in 2016.
Harvey has been sidelined since June with a stress injury to the scapula bone in his right shoulder. ...
When looking for a potentially sick or starving whale, Mate and his colleagues look for protruding vertebrae or scapula that can be seen through the whale's skin.
The driver suffered a broken scapula, clavicle and nicked lung.
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Origin and Etymology of scapula
First Known Use: 1578See Words from the same year
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