Scapular

Definition of Scapular

Scap´u`lar
a.1.Of or pertaining to the scapula or the shoulder.
Scapular arch
(Anat.) the pectoral arch. See under pectoral.
Scapular region
(Zool.) a definite longitudinal area over the shoulder and along each side of the back of a bird, from which the scapular feathers arise.
n.1.(Zool.) One of a special group of feathers which arise from each of the scapular regions and lie along the sides of the back.
1.(R. C. Ch.) A loose sleeveless vestment falling in front and behind, worn by certain religious orders and devout persons.
2.(Surg.) A bandage passing over the shoulder to support it, or to retain another bandage in place.

Related Words

scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bone
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