suprascapular su·pra·scap·u·lar (sōō’prə-skāp’yə-lər)
Located above the scapula, as an artery or a nerve.
- Suprascapular artery
suprascapular artery n. An artery with its origin in the thyrocervical trunk, with distribution to the clavicle, scapula, muscles of the shoulder, and shoulder joint; and with anastomoses to the transverse cervical circumflex scapular artery. Also called transverse scapular artery.
- Suprascapular nerve
suprascapular nerve n. A nerve that arises from the fifth and sixth cervical nerves, supplies the supraspinous and the infraspinous muscles, and sends branches to the shoulder joint.
- Suprascapular vein
suprascapular vein n. A vein that accompanies the suprascapular artery and empties into the external jugular vein.
suprascleral su·pra·scle·ral (sōō’prə-sklēr’əl) adj. Located on the outer side of the sclera.