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scapulohumeral

[skap-yuh-loh-hyoo-mer-uh l or, often, -yoo-] /ˌskæp yə loʊˈhyu mər əl or, often, -ˈyu-/
adjective, Anatomy.
1.
of, relating to, or involving the scapula and humerus.
Origin of scapulohumeral
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; scapulo- + humeral
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  • According to Moller, luxation is generally due to excessive flexion of the scapulohumeral joint.

    Lameness of the Horse

    John Victor Lacroix
  • Immobility of the scapulohumeral joint is noticeable when one attempts to passively move the parts.

    Lameness of the Horse

    John Victor Lacroix
scapulohumeral in Medicine

scapulohumeral scap·u·lo·hu·mer·al (skāp'yə-lō-hyōō'mər-əl)
adj.
Of, characterizing, or affecting the scapula and the humerus.

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