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scap•u•la



Pronunciation: (skap'yu-lu), [key]
n.,
pl. -las, -laePronunciation: (-lē"). [key]

1. Anat.either of two flat, triangular bones, each forming the back part of a shoulder in humans; shoulder blade. See diags. under shoulder, skeleton.
2. Zool.a dorsal bone of the pectoral girdle.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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