What are girdles

Girdles are bony structures composed of one or more components. There are two girdles in the human body, the pelvic girdle found in the hip and the pectoral girdle found in the shoulder.

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Girdle is a anything which encircles a structure, petoral girdle in our body which present in the shoulders encircle our neck.

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Thepectoral girdleorshoulder girdleis the set ofboneswhich connects theupper limbto theaxialskeletonon each side. It consists of theclavicleandscapulain humans and, in thosespecieswith three bones in the pectoral girdle, thecoracoid. Somemammalianspecies (e.g. thedogand thehorse) have only the scapula.

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