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shoulder blade

noun [C] uk   us  
a large, flat bone on each side of your back below your shoulder, that helps to increase the range of movement of your arm
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Translations of “shoulder blade”
in Korean 어깨뼈…
in Arabic عَظم الكَتِف…
in Portuguese omoplata…
in Catalan omòplat…
in Japanese 肩甲骨…
in Italian scapola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肩胛骨…
in Russian лопатка…
in Turkish kürek kemiği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肩胛骨…
in Polish łopatka…
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