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skap yuh luh

  • n  either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings

  • Some heart-attack victims describe a sudden, overwhelming sense of doom or feel pain under their scapula--the "wing" bones in the back.
  • He does a similar exercise of the scapula muscles, below the shoulder blades.
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  • Joseph realizing dream with Syracuse commitment
    Nashua’s Kaleb Joseph has a chip the size of Stellos Stadium on his shoulder. Admittedly, the 6-foot-3 point guard has been daring others to knock it off during the last three seasons. Before even beginning his freshman year at Nashua High School South in the fall of 2010, Joseph started chopping wood to pick out the perfect piece of lumber to showcase on his scapula. Like any other kid his age ...
    Aug. 25, 2013 - The Nashua Telegraph

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