In other words, it has the shoulder-girdle and four-toed foot, as well as the feathers, of a bird.
This kind of shoulder-girdle is found in the genera from the Lias and the Oolitic rocks, both of this country and Germany.
Among reptiles there are several distinct types of shoulder-girdle.
The bony thorax supports the shoulder-girdle and bones of the fore legs.
The sternum is cartilaginous, and both it and the shoulder-girdle are very simple.
It is in connection with the shoulder-girdle that the greatest confusion in names has occurred.
I subsequently made the restoration of the shoulder-girdle (p. 115).
The shoulder-girdle itself is a continuous arch of cartilage, joining its fellow at the breast of the fish.
The most primitive Amphibian shoulder-girdle is found in the Urodela.
The shoulder-girdle, suspended from the cranium by post-temporal and supraclavicle, is covered by bony plates.
shoulder girdle n.
The pectoral girdle, especially of a human.