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Human Skeleton

Notice that the chest is flattened dorsoventally, the scapula is positioned dorsally (on the back), and the distal end of the scapula is fixed (immobilized) by the clavicle.


EquineSkeleton

Notice that the chest is flattened mediolaterally, the scapula is positioned laterally on the thorax, and the distal end of the scapula is free to move (the clavicle bone is absent).


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