scapula: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (skap'yu-lu), [key]
— pl. -las, -lae
  1. either of two flat, triangular bones, each forming the back part of a shoulder in humans; shoulder blade. See diags. under
  2. a dorsal bone of the pectoral girdle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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