Inferior transverse ligament of scapula

The inferior transverse ligament (spinoglenoid ligament) is a weak membranous band, situated behind the neck of the scapula and stretching from the lateral border of the spine to the margin of the glenoid cavity.

Inferior transverse ligament of scapula
Left scapula. Lateral view. (Ligament not visible, but sites of attachements of the ligament can be seen.)
Fromspine of scapula
Toglenoid cavity
LatinLigamentum transversum scapulae inferius
Anatomical terminology

It forms an arch under which the transverse scapular vessels and suprascapular nerve enter the infraspinatous fossa.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 317 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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