supraspinous fossa

noun

Medical Definition of supraspinous fossa

: a smooth concavity above the spine on the dorsal surface of the scapula that gives origin to the supraspinatus muscle

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“Supraspinous fossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/supraspinous%20fossa. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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