Definition of Omoplate

1. n. The shoulder blade, or scapula.



Definition of Omoplate

1. Noun. (anatomy) The scapula. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Omoplate

1. the shoulder-blade [n -S]

Medical Definition of Omoplate

1. The shoulder blade, or scapula. Origin: F, from Gr. See Omo-, and Plate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omoplate

omoclavicular triangle
omoconazole
omohyoid
omohyoid muscle
omohyoids
omomyid
omomyids
omophagia
omophagias
omophagic
omophagies
omophagy
omophoria
omophorion
omophorions
omoplate (current term)
omoplates
omoplatoscopy
omostegite
omosterna
omosternal
omosternum
omothyroid
omotracheal triangle
omov
omovs
omphacine
omphacite
omphacites
omphal-

Literary usage of Omoplate

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1868)
"... faut placer un petit miroir sous l'angle inférieure de l'omoplate d un squelette : on regardant l'image de cette omoplate dans le miroir, on reconnaît, ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"A shoulder with three branches, an omoplate nearly cylindrical, an acromial portion nearly equal in volume to the rest of the omoplate, are characteristic ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"The horns of the renowned obnoxious steer from Macedon were presented by King Philip to the temple of Hercules ; the abnormal omoplate of Pelops was in the ..."

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