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Encyclopedia > Inferior transverse ligament of scapula
Ligament: Inferior transverse ligament of scapula
Latin ligamentum transversum scapulae inferius
Gray's subject #82 317
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12493451

The Inferior Transverse Ligament (spinoglenoid ligament) is a weak membranous band, situated behind the neck of the scapula and stretching from the lateral border of the spine to the margin of the glenoid cavity. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... Left scapula - front view () Left scapula - rear view () In anatomy, the scapula, or shoulder blade, is the bone that connects the humerus (arm bone) with the clavicle (collar bone). ... Look up spine on Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Glenoid fossa redirects here, for the other use of Glenoid fossa please see mandibular fossa. ...


It forms an arch under which the transverse scapular vessels and suprascapular nerve enter the infraspinatous fossa. The Nervus suprascapularis (Suprascapular nerve) is a nerve of the plexus brachialis. ... The infraspinatous fossa (infraspinatus fossa, infraspinous fossa) of the scapula is much larger than the supraspinatous fossa; toward its vertebral margin a shallow concavity is seen at its upper part; its center presents a prominent convexity, while near the axillary border is a deep groove which runs from the upper...


This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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