Deltoid tubercle of spine of scapula

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Deltoid tubercle (of spine of scapula)
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Left scapula. Posterior view. Deltoid tubercle shown in red.
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Posterior view. Deltoid tubercle shown in red.
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Identifiers
Latin tuberculum deltoideum (spinae scapulae)
TA A02.4.01.006
FMA 23278
Anatomical terms of bone

Deltoid tubercle of spine of scapula is prominence of the spine of scapula. The spine, at lateral to the root of the spine, curves down and laterally to form lip.[1] This lip is called the deltoid tubercle.

Muscles[edit]

Middle and inferior fibres of trapezius muscle, and deltoid muscle, attached to the deltoid tubercle.[1][2] The deltoid tubercle marks the beginning of attachment of deltoid muscle.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c R.M.H. McMinn "Lasts Anatomy Regional and Applied" Elsevier Australia, 2003. p.129 ISBN 9780729537520
  2. ^ Alison Middleditch, Jean Oliver, "Functional Anatomy of the Spine," Butterworth-Heinemann (2002) p.113 ISBN 978-0750627177

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