any of a group of minerals of variable composition, essentially silicates of aluminum, calcium, and sodium, occurring as massive aggregates or tetragonal crystals.
the member of the scapolite group intermediate in composition between meionite and marialite; wernerite.
any of a group of colourless, white, grey, or violet fluorescent minerals consisting of sodium or calcium aluminium silicate, carbonate, and chloride in tetragonal crystalline form. They occur mainly in impure limestones and pegmatites Also called wernerite
adjective 1. having scapes; consisting of a scape. 2. resembling a scape.
1. variant of scapulo- before a vowel: scapulalgia.
noun, plural scapulas, scapulae [skap-yuh-lee] /ˈskæp yəˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy. either of two flat, triangular bones, each forming the back part of a shoulder in humans; shoulder blade. 2. Zoology. a dorsal bone of the pectoral girdle. noun (pl) -lae (-liː), -las 1. either of two large flat triangular bones, one on each side […]
- Scapula alata
scapula alata scapula a·la·ta (ā-lā’tə) n. See winged scapula.