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Humeral girdle

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The humeral girdle or shoulder consists a collar-bone (clavicula) front and shoulder blades (Scapula) back. Pair girdle and arm are attached to muscles.


Clavicula bone is a slender, slightly curved long bone which proceed horizontally across the upper chest, under the skin. Each clavicle has an inside (medial) end of the cone shape which is attached to the top of the sternum and flattened outer (lateral) end which joins the shoulder blade.


The scapula are thin, triangle bones. It is located on the rear surface of the thorax between the second rib at the top and bottom of the seventh rib.