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Regarding Pectoral girdle - choose the incorrect answer :


( A ) Scapula is commonly called the collar bone.
( B ) Below the acromion (in scapula) is a depression called the glenoid cavity which articulates with the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint.
( C ) Each clavicle is a long slender bone with two curvatures.
( D ) Scapula is a large triangular flat bone situated in the dorsal part of the thorax between the second and the seventh ribs.
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(A) is the right answer.

Scapula is a large triangular flat bone situated in the dorsal part of the thorax between the second and the seventh ribs. The dorsal, flat, triangular body of scapula has a slightly elevated ridge called the spine which projects as a flat, expanded process called the acromion. The clavicle articulates with this. Below the acromion (in scapula) is a depression called the glenoid cavity which articulates with the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint. Each clavicle is a long slender bone with two curvatures. This bone is commonly called the collar bone.
answered Apr 3, 2014 by pady_1
 
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