Supraspinous fascia

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Supraspinous fascia
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Muscles on the dorsum of the scapula, and the Triceps brachii. (Fascia not labeled, but Supraspinatus visible at top right.)
Details
Identifiers
Latin fascia supraspinata
Dorlands
/Elsevier
f_14/12376748
TA A04.6.02.007
FMA 38353
Anatomical terminology

The supraspinous fascia completes the osseofibrous case in which the supraspinatus muscle is contained; it affords attachment, by its deep surface, to some of the fibers of the muscle.

It is thick medially, but thinner laterally under the coracoacromial ligament.

References[edit]

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