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Synonyms for scapula

either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings

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Strength in the upper trapezius was assessed by shoulder shrug and rated on a scale of 0 to 5, with 0 indicating no active muscle contraction, 1 indicating trace contraction, 2 indicating weak contraction manifested by an inability to raise the scapula against gravity, 3 indicating contraction sufficient to raise the scapula against gravity only, 4 indicating an ability to raise the scapula against some resistance by the examiner, and 5 indicating an ability to raise the scapula against substantial resistance by the examiner.
Instead, the spine of the scapula and its mid-point were estimated, and the block needle was introduced 2.5 cm lateral and cephalad to this point.
To have a comparative study of dielectric behaviour of bovine femur, tibia, radius / ulna (fore arm), metacarpus, metatarsus, scapula, skull, pelvis, rib, and backbone in the applied alternating filed of frequency 1 KHz capacitance and dissipation factor were measured with and without the sample in the cell.
The reality: Previous studies have shown that a high percentage of patients with a scapula fracture have other problems, but these results may be caused by the use of trauma registries for patient selection.
I think of all this when I see that scapula on the shelf.
Because of the inaccuracies in noting such motion during fast arm movements, scapula positions were recorded with the hand placed at specified locations along the pushrim, simulating the path traveled by the hand during actual propulsion.
A unique quantitative relationship between the apparent density and the elastic modulus is necessary in order to assign material properties to each element of the FE model of the scapula. A relation between quantitative Computed Tomography (CT) gray values of pixels in Hounsfield units and the apparent density of bone is of prime importance to start with.
Muscle flexibility of the upper trapezius, levator scapula, serratus anterior, rhomboids, middle trapezius, lower trapezius, and pectoralis minor was measured.
DOWN: 1 Scapula 2 Rigatoni 3 Crag 4 Bowsprit 5 Roof 6 Psalm 8 Paratrooper 13 Ladybird 14 Treading 15 Puritan 18 Essex 20 Rage 21 Rite.
The scapula helps to facilitate optimal shoulder function in order to produce efficient movement (1).
A female passenger was hospitalized with a broken neck, broken scapula, dislocated left hip and concussion, and Wright's BAC was .14, according to the report.
Unwind Christmas time man is a beaver Consumed by the festive fever In pursuit of the best Noel ever Some among us slightly differ Try not to think in superlatives Can merely cause all the more tiffs As it approaches the more the tizzy It's a holiday - postpone the busy Give cards and presents nonetheless The object is to avoid the stress Valued verb is shun social climbing It may pay to think of comic timing Slow it all down for studied perusal The break will be a cracker as usual 'Tis the season to be cheery Such is a religious theory Dickens made Christmas popular Tidings straight from the scapula. Jock Brownlee Wood End
* The scapula (shoulder blade) is a triangular bone that connects the clavicle and humerus.