Pronunciation: (skap'yu-lu), [key]
—pl. -las, -laePronunciation: (-lē"). [key]
1. Anat.either of two flat, triangular bones, each forming the back part of a shoulder in humans; shoulder blade. See diags. under shoulder, skeleton.
2. Zool.a dorsal bone of the pectoral girdle.
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