In the Mole the shoulder girdle is greatly developed, and of very remarkable form.
In Rodentia the shoulder girdle is of a rather primitive type.
The skeleton of the trunk consists of the spinal column, the rib cage, the shoulder girdle, and the hip girdle.
The shoulder girdle is made up of the collar bones and shoulder blades.
This shoulder girdle differs greatly from that of any other mammals, and recalls that of some Lacertilia.
Now carefully remove the muscle from the ventral portion of the shoulder girdle, to expose the clavicles and coracoids.
In many animals elements of the shoulder girdle enter into close relation with the rib elements of the sternum.
The pectoral fin or arm is fastened to a series of bones called the shoulder girdle.
The uppermost bone of the shoulder girdle is usually attached to the skull.
Note just behind the shoulder girdle the heart (perhaps still pulsating) and the dark liver on each side of it.
shoulder girdle n.
The pectoral girdle, especially of a human.