- situated beneath or on the deep surface of the scapula, as a muscle.
- a subscapular muscle, artery, etc.
Also sub·scap·u·lar·y [suhb-skap-yuh-ler-ee] /sʌbˈskæp yəˌlɛr i/.
Origin of subscapular
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Examples from the Web for subscapular
The scapula is not in immediate contact with the ribs; the subscapular fossa is not moulded on them.Artistic Anatomy of Animals
Suprascapular with dorsal branches of subscapular; posterior scapular with costal and muscular branches of subscapular.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery
- (of a muscle or artery) situated beneath the scapula
- any subscapular muscle or artery
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