Meaning of 胛

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Pinyin: jiǎ
English Definition: shoulder blade
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ jiǎ ] armor, shell; fingernails; 1st heavenly stem
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Example Words
肩胛骨 jiān jiǎ scapula; shoulder blade
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Example Sentences
The shoulder is a complex joint which consists of sternoclavicular joint, clavicle, acromioclavicular joint, scapula, glenohumeral joint, proximal humerus and scapulothoracic joint.