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Shoulder bone   /ʃˈoʊldər boʊn/   Listen
Shoulder bone

Either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings.  Synonyms: scapula, shoulder blade.

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"Shoulder bone" Quotes from Famous Books

... emaciated, terrible. The bones literally stood out almost bare of flesh; the sterno-cleido-mastoid was remarkable—it was just what I wanted. I went up to her and gently bared her shoulder. What a treasure I had found! The shoulder bone was visible under the skin, and she had two immense "salt-cellars"! The woman was ideal for my work. She seemed destined for it. She blushed when I told her so. I asked to see her feet. She took off her ...
— My Double Life - The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt • Sarah Bernhardt

Words linked to "Shoulder bone" :   scapula, acromial process, glenoid cavity, shoulder joint, os, bone, endoskeleton, articulatio humeri, glenoid fossa, shoulder, acromion

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