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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