A subdivision of the pectoral complex consisting of the structures in the region of the shoulder joint (which connects the humerus, scapula and clavicle). [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: shoulder region

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by


external ontology notes

In FMA, the shoulder is part of the pectoral girdle region. in MA, shoulder structures like shoulder joints, bones, nerves etc are part of the shoulder and the forelimb. E.g. humerus is a shoulder bone

has related synonym

articulatio humeri

homology notes

(...) endochondral elements of the early tetrapod shoulder develop from two centers of ossification, giving rise to a scapula and a 'coracoid'.[well established][VHOG]