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scapulohumeral

[skap-yuh-loh-hyoo-mer-uh l or, often, -yoo-]
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adjective Anatomy.
  1. of, relating to, or involving the scapula and humerus.

Origin of scapulohumeral

First recorded in 1830–40; scapulo- + humeral
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Examples from the Web for scapulohumeral

Historical Examples

  • According to Moller, luxation is generally due to excessive flexion of the scapulohumeral joint.

    Lameness of the Horse</p>

    John Victor Lacroix

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

    Lameness of the Horse</p>

    John Victor Lacroix


scapulohumeral in Medicine

scapulohumeral

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Of, characterizing, or affecting the scapula and the humerus.
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