pectoral girdle


pectoral girdle

noun

  1. (in vertebrates) a bony or cartilaginous arch supporting the forelimbs.
  2. Also called shoulder girdle. (in humans) the bony arch formed by the clavicles, or collarbones, and scapulas, or shoulder blades.

noun

  1. a skeletal support to which the front or upper limbs of a vertebrate are attached

n.

  1. A bony or cartilaginous structure in vertebrates, attached to and supporting the forelimbs.pectoral arch

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