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scapular

1. Anatomy of or relating to the scapula
2. part of the monastic habit worn by members of many Christian, esp Roman Catholic, religious orders, consisting of a piece of woollen cloth worn over the shoulders, and hanging down in front and behind to the ankles
3. two small rectangular pieces of woollen cloth joined by tapes passing over the shoulders and worn under secular clothes in token of affiliation to a religious order
4. any of the small feathers that are attached to the humerus of a bird and lie along the shoulder
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Three arteries [suprascapular artery (SSA), superficial cervical artery (SpCA), dorsal scapular artery (DScA)] may be used for flap harvesting lies within this region.
Church leaders said, "The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel serves to remind the faithful of the Blessed Mother's promise of special protection and heavenly graces to all those who wear the brown scapular, a sign of salvation and a safeguard in dangers.
Eighteen (18) young men (aged between 18-28 years) with previous experience in resistance exercise (at least six months of structured classes), without self-reported pain, injury or surgery history on upper limbs and/or scapular dyskinesis participated in the study.
It calls forth much more than praying an extra psalm or wearing a scapular.
Scapular and shoulder muscle activity was recorded using surface electromyography (sEMG).
The notion itself most likely originates from earlier studies, mainly those addressing SD and SIS where it was shown that patients with these afflictions tend to have an anteriorly situated clavicle/acromion in posture, (31, 34, 40) implying scapular anterior tilt, downward rotation and protraction.
Previous studies have shown that double-oscillation exercises using the Bodyblade[R] have a significant effect on activation of the UT, LT, and SA scapular muscles, rather than resistance exercises using cuff weights or the Thera-Band[R] (Lister et al., 2007).
In general, scapular fractures are rare, comprising 1% of all fractures, and among the rarest types to happen are acromial fractures, accounting for 8-9% of all scapular fracture [2].
Our patient is a 5-year-old female who was referred for evaluation and management of recurrent episodes of cellulitis in the left scapular region.
Scapular shape has undergone modifications which can be expressed as scapular index indicating relationship of length to breadth of the bone.
The aim of this study was to investigate scapular motions by three-dimension kinematic analysis during humeral elevation and at rest in three cases.
Dorsal scapular nerve (DSN) (Latin: nervus dorsalis scapulae) neuropathy has been a rarely thought of differential diagnosis for mid scapular, upper to mid back pain.