Sometimes the pain is reflected in the neck on the left side or at times is noted at the angle of the scapula behind.
The scapula and humerus are like those of semijunctus in form.
The furcula is large, and the scapula has a well developed acromion.
Therefore the corresponding element in Dipnoi must be the scapula.
The sternum has a well-developed keel, and the scapula and coracoid are large and bird-like.
In the Chelonia the scapula and precoracoid are ossified continuously.
Both skeletons of the Sultan fowl had eight dorsal vertebr, and the end of the scapula in both was somewhat attenuated.
The scapula has been specially compared with that of the Camel.
Perhaps the most striking mammalian feature is to be found in the scapula of Cynognathus.
The scapula has a very characteristic form in these animals.
"shoulder blade," 1570s, Modern Latin, from Late Latin scapula "shoulder," from Latin scapulae (plural) "shoulders, shoulder blades," perhaps originally "spades, shovels," on notion of similar shape, but animal shoulder blades might have been used as scraping tools in primitive times, from PIE *skap-, variant of *skep- "to cut, scrape" (see scabies).
scapula scap·u·la (skāp'yə-lə)
n. pl. scap·u·las or scap·u·lae (-lē')
Either of two large, flat, triangular bones forming the back part of the shoulder. Also called shoulder blade.
Plural scapulae (skāp'yə-lē') or scapulas
Either of two flat, triangular bones forming part of the shoulder. In humans and other primates, the scapulae lie on the upper part of the back on either side of the spine. Also called shoulder blade. See more at skeleton.