subscapular

[ suhb-skap-yuh-ler ]
/ sʌbˈskæp yə lər /
Anatomy

adjective

situated beneath or on the deep surface of the scapula, as a muscle.

noun

a subscapular muscle, artery, etc.

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Also sub·scap·u·lar·y [suhb-skap-yuh-ler-ee] /sʌbˈskæp yəˌlɛr i/.

Origin of subscapular

1825–35; < New Latin subscapulāris, equivalent to sub- sub- + scapulāris scapular1
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British Dictionary definitions for subscapular

subscapular
/ (sʌbˈskæpjʊlə) /

adjective

(of a muscle or artery) situated beneath the scapula

noun

any subscapular muscle or artery
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