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deltoid tubercle (of spine of scapula)


Definition: prominence on the dorsum of the scapular spine, lateral to the root of the spine, to which a flat, triangular tendon from the most inferior part of the middle part of the trapezius (muscle) is attached.

Synonym(s): tuberculum deltoideum (spinae scapulae)TA

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