Scapular region
Scapular Scap"u*lar, a. [Cf. F. scapulaire. Cf. {Scapulary}.] Of or pertaining to the scapula or the shoulder. [1913 Webster]

{Scapular arch} (Anat.), the pectoral arch. See under {pectoral}.

{Scapular region}, or {Scapular tract} (Zo["o]l.), a definite longitudinal area over the shoulder and along each side of the back of a bird, from which the scapular feathers arise. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scapular — Scap u*lar, a. [Cf. F. scapulaire. Cf. {Scapulary}.] Of or pertaining to the scapula or the shoulder. [1913 Webster] {Scapular arch} (Anat.), the pectoral arch. See under {pectoral}. {Scapular region}, or {Scapular tract} (Zo[ o]l.), a definite… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scapular arch — Scapular Scap u*lar, a. [Cf. F. scapulaire. Cf. {Scapulary}.] Of or pertaining to the scapula or the shoulder. [1913 Webster] {Scapular arch} (Anat.), the pectoral arch. See under {pectoral}. {Scapular region}, or {Scapular tract} (Zo[ o]l.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scapular tract — Scapular Scap u*lar, a. [Cf. F. scapulaire. Cf. {Scapulary}.] Of or pertaining to the scapula or the shoulder. [1913 Webster] {Scapular arch} (Anat.), the pectoral arch. See under {pectoral}. {Scapular region}, or {Scapular tract} (Zo[ o]l.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scapular — [skap′yə lər] adj. [ModL scapularis < L scapula, scapula (in LL, shoulder)] of the shoulder, scapula, or scapulae n. 1. a sleeveless outer garment falling from the shoulders, worn as part of a monk s habit 2. two small pieces of cloth joined… …   English World dictionary

  • region — 1. An often arbitrarily limited portion of the surface of the body. SEE ALSO: space, zone. 2. A portion of the body having a special nervous or vascular supply, or a part of an organ having a special …   Medical dictionary

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