Above the scapula, denoting especially an artery, vein, and nerve.

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su·pra·scap·u·lar .sü-prə-'skap-yə-lər, -.prä- adj situated or occurring superior to the scapula

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su·pra·scap·u·lar (soo″prə-skapґu-lər) above or on the upper part of the scapula.

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