the triangular ridge on the dorsal aspect of the scapula which separates the supra- from the infraspinatous fossa and where the trapezius and deltoid muscles are attached [ MP:0004347 ]

Synonyms: spine of scapula

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spina scapulae

scapular spine

homology notes

homology debated

the cleithrum, the major shoulder bone of extinct land vertebrate ancestors,.. appears to survive as the scapular spine in living mammals[Matsuoka, PMC1352163]



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