suprascapular ligament -->
superior transverse scapular ligament
medical dictionary

<anatomy> The strong fibrous band that bridges the scapular notch creating a foramen that gives passage to the suprascapular nerve, while the suprascapular vessels pass over the ligament superiorly.

Synonyms: ligamentum transversum scapulae superius, suprascapular ligament.

(05 Mar 2000)