Girdle of thoracic limb - Cingulum membri thoracici

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General terms > Osteology > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of thoracic limb > Girdle of thoracic limb

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The girdle of thoracic limb (pectoral, shoulder girdle) is composed by the coracoid, the clavicle (collar bone) if present, and the scapula (shoulder blade) and joins the thoracic limb (forelimb) to the trunk.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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