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synovial joints of pectoral girdle


Definition: the synovial joints uniting the manubrium of the sternum, clavicle, and scapula, specifically the sternoclavicular and acromioclavicular joints.

Synonym(s): articulationes cinguli membri superioris, articulationes cinguli pectoralis, synovial joints of shoulder girdle

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