[Answer] The shoulder is ____ to the neck.

Answer: Proximal.
The shoulder is ____ to the neck.
The human shoulder is made up of three bones: the clavicle (collarbone) the scapula (shoulder blade) and the humerus (upper arm bone) as well as associated muscles ligaments and tendons. The articulations between the bones of the shoulder make up the shoulder joints. The shoulder joint also known as the glenohumeral joint is the major joint of the shoulder but can more broadly include the acromioclavicular joint. In human anatomy the shoulder joint comprises the part of the body where the humerusattaches t…
The scapula is a wide flat bone lying on the thoracic wall that provides an attachment for three groups of muscles: intrinsic extrinsic and stabilising and rotating muscles. The intrinsic muscles of the scapula include the muscles of the rotator cuff—the subscapularis teres minor supraspinatus and infraspinatus. These muscles attach to the surface of the scapula and are responsible for the internal and external rotation of the shoulder joint along with humeral abduction.
The clavicle or collar-bone forms the lower limit of the neck and laterally the outward slope of the neck to the shoulder is caused by the trapezius muscle. Function Muscles and movement. The neck supports the weight of the head and protects the nerves that carry sensory and motor information from the brain down to the rest of the body. In addition the neck is highly flexible and allows the head …

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