suprascapular ligament

suprascapular ligament
suprascapular ligament n a thin flat ligament that is attached at one end to the coracoid process, bridges over the suprascapular notch converting it into a foramen, and is attached at the other end to the upper margin of the scapula on its dorsal surface called also superior transverse scapular ligament

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ligamentum transversum scapulae superius.

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