Supraspinatous fossa

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Supraspinatous fossa
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Left scapula. Dorsal surface. Supraspinatous fossa shown in red.
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Left scapula. Dorsal surface. Supraspinatous fossa shown in red.
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Latin fossa supraspinata
Identifiers
Gray's p.203
Dorlands
/Elsevier
f_14/12376748
TA A02.4.01.007
FMA FMA:23269
Anatomical terms of bone

The supraspinatous fossa (supraspinatus fossa, supraspinous fossa) of the posterior aspect of the scapula is smaller than the infraspinatous fossa, concave, smooth, and broader at its vertebral than at its humeral end. Its medial two-thirds give origin to the Supraspinatus.

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