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clavicle/scapula ana

anatomy of clavicle and scapula for comp

What type of bone is the clavicle? long bone
Where does the clavicle lie in the body? just above the first rib
What is the function of the clavicle? serves as a fulcrum for arm movements
What type of bone is the scapula? a flat bone
Where does the scapula lie in the body? superoposterior thorax between the 2nd and 7th ribs
Alternate name for the anterior surface of the scapula? costal
Where does the subscapularis muscle attach? subscapular fossa
Where does the anterior serratus muscle attach? the medial border of the anterior surface
Alternate name for the posterior surface of the scapula dorsal
What is the origin of the supraspinatus muscle? supraspinous fossa
What is the alternate name for the medial border of the scapula? vertebral
What is the alternate name for the lateral border of the scapula? axillary
Which tubercle on the humeral head is more anterior? lesser tubercle
The lesser tubercle serves as an insertion point for: the subscapular muscle
Which tubercle of the humeral head is on the lateral aspect? greater tubercle
What are the 2 names for the area between the greater and lesser tubercles of the humeral head? intertubercular or bicipital groove
How is the greater tubercle of the humeral head situated? It slopes posteriorly 25 degrees
Name the 3 muscle attachments of the greater tubercle of the humeral head supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor
scapulohumeral joint type ball and socket
acromioclavicular joint type gliding
sternoclavicular joint type double gliding
what forms the sternoclavicular joint? cartilage of the first rib, manubrium, medial facet
Created by: annaluz87