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interscapular

[in-ter-skap-yuh-ler]
adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
  1. between the scapulae or shoulder blades.
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Origin of interscapular

First recorded in 1715–25; inter- + scapular1
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Examples from the Web for interscapular

Historical Examples of interscapular

  • The Black-mantled variety has the back of the neck, the shoulders and interscapular region entirely black.

    A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2)

    Henry O. Forbes

  • The scalp, face, and (less frequently) the sternal and interscapular regions of the trunk.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon

  • It is commonly seen upon the sternal and interscapular regions.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon