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Shoulder  

Type

  • Topical Descriptor

Broader concept

Note

  • use for humans and other vertebrates; differentiate from SHOULDER JOINT

Scope note

  • Part of the body in humans and primates where the arms connect to the trunk. The shoulder has five joints; ACROMIOCLAVICULAR joint, CORACOCLAVICULAR joint, GLENOHUMERAL joint, scapulathoracic joint, and STERNOCLAVICULAR joint.

History note

  • SHOULDER ARTHROSES was heading 1963-64

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http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D012782

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