Superior angle of scapula

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Superior angle of scapula
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Posterior surface of left scapula. Superior angle shown in red.
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Bones of human back. Superior angles shown in red.
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Latin Angulus superior scapulae
Gray's p.206
Dorlands
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a_42/12136388
Anatomical terms of bone

The superior angle of the scapula[citation needed] (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.[citation needed]

The superior angle of the scapula[citation needed] is thin, smooth, rounded, inclined somewhat lateralward, and gives attachment to a few fibers of the levator scapulae muscle.[1]

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ Gray, Henry (1918). Anatomy of the Human Body, 20th ed. / thoroughly rev. and re-edited by Warren H. Lewis. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger. p. 206. 

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