Superior angle of scapula
|Superior angle of scapula|
Posterior surface of left scapula. Superior angle shown in red.
Bones of human back. Superior angles shown in red.
|Latin||Angulus superior scapulae|
|Anatomical terms of bone|
The superior angle of the scapula (or medial angle) is formed by the junction of the superior and medial borders of the scapula. The superior angle of scapula is located at approximate the level of the second thoracic verterbra
The superior angle of the scapula is thin, smooth, rounded, inclined somewhat lateralward, and gives attachment to a few fibers of the levator scapulae muscle.
Left scapula seen from behind
(superior angle labeled as medial angle at upper right)
Anterior surface of left scapula. Superior angle labelled at top left.
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