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syndesmoses of pectoral girdle

 

Definition: the fibrous joints of the shoulder girdle, collectively, which include the coracoacromial and superio (and, when present, inferior) transverse scapular ligaments.

Synonym(s): syndesmoses cinguli membri superiorisTA, syndesmoses cinguli pectoralisTA, syndesmoses of shoulder girdle

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