greater supraclavicular fossa

greater supraclavicular fossa

[TA]
formerly considered a synonym for omoclavicular triangle (a subdivision of the posterior triangle of the neck); Terminologia Anatomica reserves this term for the surface feature that overlies the omoclavicular triangle: a depressed area above the middle of the clavicle, lateral to the sternocleidomastoid.

great·er su·pra·cla·vic·u·lar fos·sa

(grā'tĕr sū'pră-klă-vik'yū-lăr fos'ă) [TA]
A depressed area above the middle of the clavicle, lateral to the sternocleidomastoid muscle, overlying the omoclavicular triangle, a subdivision of the posterior triangle of the neck.
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