肩甲骨

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: S
こう
Grade: S
こつ
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 肩胛骨.

Noun[edit]

肩甲骨 (hiragana けんこうこつ, romaji kenkōkotsu)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder blade, scapula

Alternative forms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This was originally written as 肩胛骨. The more common modern spelling 肩甲骨 uses the slightly simpler character instead of .