superior angle of scapula

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su·pe·ri·or an·gle of scap·u·la

[TA]
formerly named the medial angle, it lies at the junction of the superior and medial borders of the bone.
Synonym(s): angulus superior scapulae [TA]
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su·pe·ri·or an·gle of scap·u·la

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr ang'gĕl skap'yū-lă) [TA]
Angle at the junction of the superior and medial borders of the scapula
Synonym(s): angulus superior scapulae [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The mechanical axis angle of the knee joint was measured by the medial angle between the mechanical axes of femur and tibia.
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Key: a= Midpoint of sternal end; b= Midpoint of acromial end; c= Deepest point of Medial curvature; d= Deepest point of Lateral Curvature; "a c d" = Medial Angle; "c d b" = Lateral Angle.
The mean medial angle with the dancer standing barefoot on the surface was 142.2[degrees] ([+ or -] 9.4[degrees]) and 139.6[degrees] ([+ or -] 9.4[degrees]) when standing on the surface while wearing orthotics.
1 Length of the superior border from the base of the coracoid 6cms process to the medial angle Lateral border from infraglenoid tubercle to the inferior 13cms angle Medial border from medial angle to inferior angle 13cms Weight of scapula 48grams
2C); external subhumeral striae marked only in the posterior third; weakly marked dorsal striae; marginal mesoventrite striae marked a little before medial angles; propygidium with strong and scattered punctures, with a superficial impression on each side of the posterior half (Fig.
By convention medial angles are negative and lateral angles are positive.