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- adj. Beneath the scapula.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Beneath the scapula, or shoulder blade; subscapular.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated beneath the scapula—that is, on its under surface or venter; lying beneath the shoulder-blade; subscapular.
In its course it gives off two branches: one (infrascapular) enters the subscapular fossa beneath the Subscapularis, which it supplies, anastomosing with the transverse scapular artery and the descending branch of the transverse cervical; the other is continued along the axillary border of the scapula, between the Teres major and minor, and at the dorsal surface of the inferior angle anastomoses with the descending branch of the transverse cervical.
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