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Somso® Functional Shoulder Joint

Item # 247709

Medical-quality, life-size model of the human shoulder joint. This 1-part, flexible model has realistic bones and ligaments that allow a user to study the form and function of the human shoulder joint. Size and weight, with base: 22 x 19 x 26 cm, 0.65 kg.



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Somso®. This top-of-the-line model has artificial ligaments that allow for realistic movement of the shoulder joint. Easily demonstrate raising of the arm (abduction), swinging of the arm (anteversion), back swinging of the arm (retroversion), and inner and outer rotation. The model is held in position by a chrome-plated support bar but is easily removed for hands-on use. Includes an illustrated booklet showing the anatomy of the shoulder joint and special silicon oil for reconditioning the simulated ligaments. Overall size with base, 22 x 19 x 26 cm. Weight, 0.65 kg.


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Somso®—Where Science and Art Meet

Superior craftsmanship combined with the guidance of world-renowned anatomists has rendered Somso the world's finest model-maker for over 130 years. This family-owned company has upheld its philosophy of "nature is our model" and designed each human, animal, and plant model with the utmost attention to scale, form and presentation of anatomical features.

Upon order, skilled artisans hand-assemble and hand-paint each model at one of two German-based workshops. All models must meet Somso's extremely high quality standards for scientific accuracy, fine artistry, function, and durability before being shipped to customers. This ensures that every customer receives not only a museum-quality teaching aid but also a unique work of art.

True to the adage "you get what you pay for," when you invest in a Somso model, you pay for excellence.