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scapul/o is a combining form that refers to “scapula (shoulder blade)”.

Located between and connecting the clavicle and the humerus, the scapula is also known as the shoulder blade. The scapula is a triangular, flat, sturdy bone that makes up the back part of the shoulder girdle.The scapula is an instrumental bone in the proper functioning of the shoulder joint. It is capable of engaging in six types of motion, allowing for full-fledged movement of the upper extremities