A bone that is connected via a shoulder joint (i.e. glenohumeral or acromioclavicular joints). The shoulder bones are the clavicle, scapula and humerus - but note that these are only considered to be shoulder bones when a true shoulder is present, as in most tetrapods. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

definition

A bone that is connected via a shoulder joint (i.e. glenohumeral or acromioclavicular joints). The shoulder bones are the clavicle, scapula and humerus - but note that these are only considered to be shoulder bones when a true shoulder is present, as in most tetrapods.

external ontology notes

this is a forelimb bone in MA, but this would lead to part-disjointness violations.

has exact synonym

shoulder-articulating bone

bone of shoulder

id

UBERON:0003461