infraglenoid tubercle

in·fra·gle·noid tubercle .in-frə-.glē-.nȯid-, n a tubercle on the scapula for the attachment of the long head of the triceps muscle

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tuberculum infraglenoidale.

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  • tuberculum infraglenoidale — [TA] infraglenoid tubercle: a roughened area, just below the glenoid cavity of the scapula, that gives origin to the long head of the triceps muscle; called also infraglenoid tuberosity …   Medical dictionary

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