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suprascapular

 [soo″prah-skap´u-lar]
above the scapula.

su·pra·scap·u·lar

(sū'pră-skap'yū-lăr),
Above the scapula, denoting especially an artery, vein, and nerve.

suprascapular

/su·pra·scap·u·lar/ (-skap´u-ler) above the scapula.

suprascapular

(so͞o′prə-skăp′yə-lər)
adj.
Located above the scapula, as an artery or a nerve.

suprascapular

above the scapula.

suprascapular neuropathy
suprascapular paralysis.
suprascapular paralysis
paralysis of the suprascapular nerve that leads to atrophy of the supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscles; usually due to trauma. Called also slipped shoulder, sweeney, equine suprascapular neuropathy.
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