joints of pectoral girdle

(redirected from joints of superior limb girdle)

joints of pec·to·ral gir·dle

the joints uniting the scapulae and clavicles to each other and the latter to the sternum, forming the superior limb girdle; these are the acromioclavicular and the sternoclavicular joints; also included are the syndesmoses of the pectoral girdle, the cavacranial and superior (and variable inferior) transverse scapular ligaments.
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