superior angle of scapula

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su·pe·ri·or an·gle of scap·u·la

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]

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] .
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