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scapulohumeral

[ skap-yuh-loh-hyoo-mer-uhl or, often, -yoo- ]
/ ˌskæp yə loʊˈhyu mər əl or, often, -ˈyu- /
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adjective Anatomy.
of, relating to, or involving the scapula and humerus.
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Origin of scapulohumeral

First recorded in 1830–40; scapulo- + humeral
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How to use scapulohumeral in a sentence

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

    Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
  • This synovial bursa forms a smooth groove through which the biceps brachii glides in the anterior scapulohumeral region.

    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

Medical definitions for scapulohumeral

scapulohumeral
[ skăp′yə-lō-hyōōmər-əl ]

adj.
Of, characterizing, or affecting the scapula and the humerus.
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