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Scapula Ossification

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Growth proceeds from the end towards the centre of the bone. When the bone has reached its full size and growth ceases the epiphyseal growth centres are replaced by bone cells.
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Standing upright means the human arms rotate backwards, the scapulae move from the side of the body to the back, and the chest spreads and becomes broader rather than deeper.
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There's still the issue that we get these feet pretty much entirely from captive elephants that are kept in different conditions to wild elephants. So how much of the ossification [hardening of bone – Ed] is normal and how much is pathological?
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The holotype probably represents a subadult individual, because the ends of some of the long bones seem imperfectly ossified. ... The scapula is significantly shorter than the humerus, as in some derived maniraptorans, and the coracoid is sub-rectangular.

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