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the concave ventral aspect of the body of the scapula giving origin to the subscapularis muscle.
Synonym(s): fossa subscapularis [TA]
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subscapular fossaA broad, flat concavity on the costal surface of the scapula, which provides the origin for the subscapular muscle.
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sub·scap·u·lar fos·sa(sŭb-skap'yū-lăr fos'ă) [TA]
The concavity on the anterior (thoracic) surface of the scapula.
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