Great scapular notch

Great scapular notch

Left scapula. Dorsal surface. Great scapular notch shown in red.

Great scapular notch shown in red.

Anatomical terms of bone

The great scapular notch (or spinoglenoid notch)is a notch which serves to connect the supraspinatous fossa and infraspinatous fossa.

Suprascapular artery and suprascapular nerve pass around the great scapular notch.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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