Subscapular fossa

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Subscapular fossa
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Costal surface of left scapula. Subscapular fossa shown in red.
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Costal surface of left scapula. Subscapular fossa labeled at center.
Latin fossa subscapularis
Gray's p.202
Anatomical terms of bone

The costal or ventral surface of the scapula presents a broad concavity, the subscapular fossa.

It provides an attachment for the subscapularis muscle.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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