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superior transverse scapular ligament

 

Definition: the strong fibrous band that bridges the scapular notch creating a foramen that gives passage to the suprascapular nerve, whereas the suprascapular vessels pass over the ligament superiorly.

Synonym(s): ligamentum transversum scapulae superiusTA, suprascapular ligament

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