Subscapular fossa

Subscapular fossa

Subscapular fossa
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Costal surface of left scapula. Subscapular fossa shown in red.
Costal surface of left scapula. Subscapular fossa labeled at center.
Latin fossa subscapularis
Gray's subject #50 202

The costal or ventral surface of the scapula presents a broad concavity, the subscapular fossa.

It provides an attachment for the subscapularis muscle.

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References

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

External links

  • Georgetown University)
  • 03:os-0103 - "Scapular Region: Scapula (Left)"