How to use Scapula in a sentence
Coracoid and scapula fused.
The scapula is sabre-shaped, and extends backwards over the ribs, lying almost parallel to the vertebral column.
Its strong belly originates near the shoulder joint from clavicle, coracoid and scapula.
The sternum has no keel, and ossifies from lateral and paired centres only; the axes of the scapula and cora.coid have the same general direction; certain of the cranial bones have characters very unlike those possessed by the next order - the vomer, for example, being broad posteriorly and generally intervening between the basisphenoidal rostrum and the palatals and pterygoids; the barbs of the feathers are disconnected; there is no syrinx or inferior larynx; and the diaphragm is better developed than in other birds.'
They first came into contact with the Romans during the reign of Claudius, when they were defeated by Publius Ostorius Scapula.Advertisement
The element often termed "coracoid" in these fossils would be the scapula.
Because more than 90% of scapula fractures are minimally displaced, this noninvasive approach is effective for most.
Reverse flies Develops upper back and rear shoulder musculature and helps stabilize the scapula.
There are larger movements in the coupled motions, including scapula and trunk movements and, hence, it is a less pure movement.
The CB5 lead is another bipolar lead which has one electrode positioned at V5 and the other over the right scapula.Advertisement
Comedian and tosspot Jim Davidson once auctioned his left scapula for charity, but received no takers.
In addition, over-developed mirror muscles can lead to a round-shouldered posture, which incorrectly places the scapula up and forward.
Keep the elbow tucked in against body and scapula in the neutral position.
Essentially, a high index of suspicion of scapula fractures should be applied to all major chest trauma.
Baldwin was thrown from a bull and stepped on, suffering a broken scapula and rib.Advertisement
A diagnosis covering all the Ratitae (struthio, rhea, casuarius, dromaeus, apteryx and the allied fossils dinornis and aepyornis) would be as follows - (i) terrestrial birds without keel to the sternum, absolutely flightless; (ii) quadrate bone with a single proximal articulating knob; (iii) coracoid and scapula fused together and forming an open angle; (iv) normally without a pygostyle; (v) with an incisura ischiadica; (vi) rhamphotheca compound; (vii) without apteria or bare spaces in the plumage; (viii) with a complete copulatory organ, moved by skeletal muscles.
The scapula is long and slender, the supra-scapular border being rounded, and slowly and imperfectly ossified.
In FSH, surgical fixation of the scapula can help compensate for shoulder weakness.
Most of the foxtrot is danced in "closed" frame, with the lead's left hand holding the follow's right, and the lead's right hand wrapped around the follow's back and resting on the scapula.
The scapula is usually narrow, with a long acromion; the clavicles may be altogether absent or imperfect, as in porcupines, cavies and hares, but in most species are well developed.Advertisement
Scarcely anything is known of the sternum, and little of the shoulder-girdle, except the very stout furcula; scapula typically bird-like.