spine of scapulamedical dictionary

The prominent triangular ridge on the dorsal aspect of the scapula, providing attachment for the trapezius and deltoid muscles and separating the supra-and infraspinous fossae.

Synonyms: spina scapulae.

(05 Mar 2000)

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