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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 5: Figure 4

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The left scapula seen from anterior face or the medial side.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


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The left scapula, from its posterior or outer surface

a) Subscapular fossa (origin for m subscapularis).
b) Articular capsule.
c) Glenoid cavity (for the head of the humerus).
d) Glenoid lip (origin for glenohumeral ligament).
e) Acromion.
f) Surface for the acromial extremity.
g) Coracoid process (coracoid-acromial ligament)
h) Scapular notch.
i) Superior margin.
k) Superior angle.
l) Medial border.
m) Inferior angle.
n) Lateral border.
o) Tuberosity (for the origin of the long head of the triceps muscle).

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