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Words nearby scapul-
WORDS THAT USE SCAPUL-
What does scapul- mean?
Scapul- comes from the Latin scapula, meaning “shoulder.”
Scapul- is a variant of scapulo-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
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Examples of scapul-
An example of a medical term that features the combining form scapul- is scapulectomy, “surgical removal of the scapula.”
The form scapul- represents scapula, as we know. You may have encountered the combining form -ectomy before as well: it means “excision” or “removal.” Scapulectomy literally translates to “scapula removal.”
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The combining form -algia means “pain.” What does the medical condition scapulalgia involve?
Example sentences from the Web for scapul-
The sternum, with the clavicles and scapul, is perhaps the most curiously modified part of the skeleton of birds.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
The shape is now given to the scapul on both sides, and all the muscles of the shoulders imitated.How to Stuff Birds and Animals|Aaron A. Warford
The only one that I have been enabled to seize is, that their scapul and parapleur are parallel and placed obliquely.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby