Infraspinous
Infraspinate In`fra*spi"nate, Infraspinous In`fra*spi*nous, a. [Infra + spinate, spinous.] (Anat.) Below the spine; infraspinal; esp., below the spine of the scapula; as, the infraspinous fossa; the infraspinate muscle. [1913 Webster]

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  • infraspinous — Below a spine or spinous process; specifically, the fossa infraspinata. SYN: subspinous (1). * * * in·fra·spi·nous .in frə spī nəs adj lying below a spine esp lying below the spine of the scapula * * * in·fra·spi·nous (in″frə… …   Medical dictionary

  • infraspinous — in·fra·spinous …   English syllables

  • infraspinous — |infrə+ adjective Etymology: infra + spinous : lying below a spine; especially : lying below the spine of the scapula …   Useful english dictionary

  • infraspinous fossa — n the part of the dorsal surface of the scapula below the spine of the scapula …   Medical dictionary

  • infraspinous fossa — noun : the part of the dorsal surface of the scapula below the spine of the scapula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fascia — A flat band of tissue below the skin that covers underlying tissues and separates different layers of tissue. Fascia encloses muscles. Inflammation of the fascia is referred to as fasciitis. Fascia is the Latin word for band or bandage. * * * A… …   Medical dictionary

  • Infraspinate — In fra*spi nate, Infraspinous In fra*spi*nous, a. [Infra + spinate, spinous.] (Anat.) Below the spine; infraspinal; esp., below the spine of the scapula; as, the infraspinous fossa; the infraspinate muscle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scapula — Infobox Bone Name = Scapula Latin = GraySubject = 50 GrayPage = 202 Caption = Caption2 = Posterior view of the thorax and shoulder girdle. (Scapula visible at either side.) Articulations = MeshName = Scapula MeshNumber = A02.835.232.087.783… …   Wikipedia

  • Infraspinatus muscle — Muscle infobox Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus infraspinatus GraySubject = 123 GrayPage = 441 Caption = Muscles on the dorsum of the scapula, and the Triceps brachii muscle: #3 is Latissimus dorsi muscle #5 is Teres major muscle #6 is Teres… …   Wikipedia

  • fossa — A depression usually more or less longitudinal in shape below the level of the surface of a part. [L. a trench or ditch] acetabular f. [TA] a depressed area in the floor of the acetabulum superior to the …   Medical dictionary

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