shoulder joint

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shoulder joint a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
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Usage

In literature:

The limb was removed very near to the shoulder-joint.
"The Autobiography of a Quack And The Case Of George Dedlow" by S. Weir Mitchell
Beneath the shoulder joint they were almost as thick as a girl's thigh.
"Eric Brighteyes" by H. Rider Haggard
Shoulders, Stiffness of all those joints, Excruciating pains most of the time.
"Christian Science" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I believe the Ghurkas' particular delight is to use it in lopping off arms at the shoulder-joint.
"Five Months at Anzac" by Joseph Lievesley Beeston
The function of the triceps as a whole is to flex the shoulder joint and extend the forearm.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
Once he met with a violent fall which put his shoulder out of joint, and he applied to Herophilus, the surgeon, to set it.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 10 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
Rupture may take place externally, into the shoulder-joint, or into the pleura.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Shoulder of joint, 160.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
The limb was removed very near to the shoulder-joint.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866" by Various
The eye, hip and shoulder joints, and base of skull may be indicated on this outline sheet.
"Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit" by Albert B. Farnham
A SHOULDER OUT OF JOINT.
"Gaspar the Gaucho" by Mayne Reid
I do believe my shoulder's out o' joint.
"The Wild Man of the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
The mouths of the joints are also turned outwards, and form a shoulder, as at B.
"Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction" by James Braidwood
A large rifle ball had penetrated and crushed the shoulder joint.
"In The Ranks" by R. E. McBride
A soldier has square shoulders and walks erect because he is drilled until his bones and joints grow in the proper shape.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton
He set one of his powerful shoulders against the woodwork, which at the first pressure began to crack in its joints.
"The Wish" by Hermann Sudermann
Its strong belly originates near the shoulder joint from clavicle, coracoid and scapula.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
The arm of a strong, powerful man had been amputated at the shoulder joint.
"E.P. Roe: Reminiscences of his Life" by Mary A. Roe
The shoulder joint was, however, so seriously injured, that the arm was henceforth of little use.
"A Vendetta of the Desert" by William Charles Scully
Pain at and back of left shoulder joint.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
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In poetry:

The mighty hand leads to a sloping shoulder,
The finger joints are cramped with chalk;
A goose's quill has put an end to murder
That put an end to talk.
"The Hand That Signed The Paper" by Dylan Thomas

In news:

It occurs in the joints of the knee, elbow, shoulder, and hip and is usually the result of trauma to the joint, pressure, excessive exercise, prolonged kneeling, or leaning on the elbow.
While the results of those tests have not yet been announced, the source confirmed that Ellsbury likely suffered a dislocation or subluxation in which the shoulder slipped out of the joint.
Newberg, states that the shoulder is the most commonly dislocated joint in the body, accounting for approximately 85 percent of all dislocations .
Evan Patrone has double-jointed shoulders and elbows, which allows him to sit on a bench and play the piano backwards.
The shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS) is one of the more frequently encountered conditions affecting the shoulder joint.
Evan Patrone has double- jointed shoulders and elbows, which allows him to sit on a bench and play the piano backwards.
Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak has been diagnosed with an joint sprain in her right shoulder and will miss the next six weeks, ending her season, Tennis Canada reports.
In the second inning, All-Star catcher Matt Wieters was struck in his right shoulder joint by a foul tip.
SANTA CLARA, California, September 20 THIS week's Dryland Tip from Dr G John Mullen is intended to help swimmers developed a stronger awareness of their shoulder joint .
Pain in and around the shoulder is a common problem seen in one of 10 patients in a physical medicine practice.1 The shoulder is a universal joint in function and mobility.
Normally, the shoulder has a wide range of motion, making it the most mobile joint in the body.
Shouldered between a pizza joint and a cell-phone store, this midtown cut-and-go counts snappy blowouts (starting at $26) as its signature.
This unit cares for primarily patient who had undergone total Hip, Knee and Shoulder Joint Replacement, besides which medical-surgical, OBGYN patients are admitted in the unit.
What most people call the shoulder is really several joints.
The shoulder is the most commonly dislocated joint in the body.
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