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scapula Explained

scapula at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['skæpjələ]

scapula at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) scapulae

scapula at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1578, Mod.L., from L.L. scapula "shoulder," from L. scapul? (pl.) "shoulders, shoulder blades," perhaps originally "spades, shovels," probably so called from resemblance in shape. ///

scapula at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] technical [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin]// one of the two flat bones on each side of your upper back// shoulder blade// skeleton//

scapula at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
(plural scapulae or scapulas) (anatomy) the SHOULDER BLADE

Scapula at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Scapula \Scap"u*la\ (sk[a^]p"[-u]*l[.a]), n.; pl. L.
{Scapul[ae]}, E. {Scapulas}. [L.]
1. (Anat.) The principal bone of the shoulder girdle in
mammals; the shoulder blade.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the plates from which the arms of a
crinoid arise.

scapula at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

scapula
n : either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the
shoulder in human beings [syn: {shoulder blade}, {shoulder
bone}]
[also: {scapulae} (pl)]

scapula at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » scapular

English

Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Late Latin Inter: term » scapula||shoulder|lang=la.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl2=scapulae
  • Inter: context » anatomy Either of the two large, flat, bones forming the back of the shoulder.

    Synonyms

    * shoulder blade

    Derived terms

    * scapular
    • scapulary

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » large flat bone
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|لوح الكتف|tr=lawḥ al- katif, Inter: t- » ar|عظم كتفي|m|tr=3aZm katifiy
    • : Egyptian Arabic: Inter: tø » arz|لوح|m|tr=looḥ |sc=Arab
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|թիակ|tr=t’iak
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|omòplat|m, Inter: t- » ca|escàpula|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|lapaluu
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|omoplate|f
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|slinneán|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|肩甲骨|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|肩胛骨|tr=けんこうこつ, kenkōkotsu|sc=Jpan


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Maori: Inter: t- » mi|pākoukou
  • Navajo: Inter: tø » nv|agąąstsiin
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|skapula|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|лопатка|f|tr=lopátka
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|slinnean|m, Inter: t- » gd|cnàimh-slinnein|m
  • Serbian: lopatica {{f}}, plećka {{f}}
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|omóplato|m, Inter: t- » es|escápula|f
  • Vietnamese: Inter: t » vi|xương bả vai

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English nouns with irregular plurals -
    Category: Category:en:Skeleton -

    Latin

    Etymology

    Late Latin scapula "shoulder" from Classical Latin scapulae "shoulders". Perhaps akin to Greek σκάπτω "I dig out".

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: a » Classical Inter: IPA » /ˈska.pu.la/|lang=la

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » scapula|scapulae|scapulae|f|first
  • a shoulder

    Inflection

    Inter: la-decl-1st » scapul

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