Shoulder Blade

  • (noun): Either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings.
    Synonyms: scapula, shoulder bone

Some articles on shoulder blade, shoulder blades, shoulder, shoulders:

Fitting The English Saddle - Correct Saddle Placement
... front arch should give a full three-fingers width of clearance behind the shoulder blade when the horse is standing straight, or a hand's width with the foreleg fully extended ... forward as possible, holding the leg at the knee, while another person checks the shoulder blade ... on the muscles that are over the horse's ribs (from behind the shoulder blades to the last rib) ...
Brachiosaurus - Discovery and History
... One of these specimens, a shoulder blade from Dry Mesa Quarry, Colorado, is one of the specimens at the center of the Supersaurus/Ultrasauros issue of ... study showed that the "ultrasaur" material mostly belonged to Supersaurus, although the shoulder blade did not ... The shoulder blade is now assigned to Brachiosaurus, but the species is uncertain ...
Equine Conformation - Conformation of The Shoulder, Forearm, and Chest
... The Shoulder Straight, upright, or vertical shoulder The shoulder blade, measured from the top of the withers to the point of shoulder, lies in an upright position, particularly as it ... Upright shoulders are common and seen in any breed, particularly Quarter Horses ... An upright shoulder affects all sports ...

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