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Subscapular

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Subscapular (Anat) Situated beneath the scapula; infrascapular; as, the subscapular muscle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • subscapular In anatomy: Occupying the under surface of the scapula; of or pertaining to that side of the shoulder-blade which presents to the ribs.
    • subscapular Running under or below the scapula, as a vessel or nerve.
    • subscapular A small branch of the suprascapular artery.
    • subscapular the lower supplies the teres major muscle;
    • subscapular the long or middle supplies the latissimus dorsi, running in the course of the subscapular artery.
    • n subscapular A subscapular vessel or nerve, and especially the subscapular muscle. See subscapularis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Subscapular sub-skap′ū-lar beneath the scapula
    • n Subscapular a subscapular vessel or nerve
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Usage

In literature:

I. Subscapular artery, crossed by the intercosto-humeral nerves and descending parallel to the external respiratory nerve.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
The scapula is not in immediate contact with the ribs; the subscapular fossa is not moulded on them.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
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In news:

These views also willhelp differentiate nodal groups that may be superimposed on anterior orposterior views, such as subscapular and anterior axillary nodes andsupraclavicular and posterior cervical nodes .
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