angel wing


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an·gel wing

a deformity in which both scapulae project conspicuously.
See also: winged scapula.

an·gel wing

(ān'jĕl wing)
A deformity in which both scapulae project conspicuously.
See also: winged scapula
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It is a beautiful belief, That ever round our head Are hovering, on angel wings, The spirits of the dead.
The iconic angel wing designs have fast become a sell-out both online and in Tanya's Wilmslow boutique.
Angel wing (AW) occurs on either or both wings of birds and affects the carpometacarpus or the joint between the third and fourth metacarpals that twists outward away from body mostly during growth, resulting in wings resembling those of an angel (Grow, 1972; Mildred and Holderread, 1981).
We love this angel wing mini noodle square silver bracelet, PS115 at Mococo (www.mococo.co.uk) ?
Update on recent exploration drilling activities at the Angel Wing joint venture gold project in north-eastern Nevada, USA was provided by Directors of Ramelius Resources Limited, earning a 70% interest in the Angel Wing project from Miranda Gold Corp, partner of Marmota Energy Limited.
The result is a condition called "angel wing," which is marked by deformed wings and spindly feathers that extend at right angles.
This type of valgus deformity is also known as angel wing. It has been frequently described in waterfowl and has been reported in bustard chicks as well as psittacine birds (budgerigars, macaws, and conures).
Notice the attention to detail in costume after costume, wing after marvelous angel wing, always changing in color and in pattern.
Of course, not all the stories in Angel Wing Splash Pattern touch your heart in this sadly, profound way.
Winged heart pendants with pavE[umlaut] accents, striking leather bracelets, glittering 'dog tags', angel wing earrings and necklaces, and crowned skull motifs are finding favour with male and female shoppers looking for a unique, affordable Valentine's gift or something edgy for the weekend.
The new sign in Alton Baker Park explains the prevalence of so-called "angel wing," a condition marked by a deformed wing and spindly feathers that poke out at right angles.
JOHNNY DEPP - after his split with Winona Ryder, the Pirates of the Caribbean star - got the letters "na" removed from his tattoo, leaving it saying: "Wino Forever".KELLY OSBOURNE - Ozzy Osbourne's daughter is no stranger to tattoos and reportedly has two skulls inked on her feet, an angel wing on her back, synthesizer on one arm and an anchor on the other, but she has complained that she would like some of them removed.CHARLIE SHEEN - Troubled Sheen had the tattooed name of his ex-wife Denise Richards removed at the request of his new lover.