spine of scapula

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spine of scap·u·la

[TA]
the prominent triangular ridge on the dorsal aspect of the scapula, providing attachment for the trapezius and deltoid muscles and separating the supraspinous and infraspinous fossae; the acromion is a lateral extension from the spine.
Synonym(s): spina scapulae [TA]
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spine of scap·u·la

(spīn skap'yū-lă) [TA]
The prominent triangular ridge on the dorsal aspect of the scapula, providing attachment for the trapezius and deltoid muscles and separating the supraspinous and infraspinous fossae.
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spine of scapula

An osseous plate projecting from the posterior surface of the scapula.
See also: spine
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References in periodicals archive ?
1 = Cranial angle (Angulus cranialis), 2 = Caudal Angle (Angulus caudalis), 3 = Processus suprahamatus, 4 = Processus hamatus, 5 = Ventral angle (Angulus ventralis), 6 = Margo dorsalis, 7 = Infraspinous fossa (Fossa Infraspinata), 8 = Supraspinous fossa (Fossa supraspinata), 9 = Muscular ridge, 10 = Glenoid notch, 11 = Spina scapulae (Scapular spine).