23 Neck of scapula. Collum scapulae. The portion of the scapula situated medial to the margin of the glenoid cavity. A B
Coracoid process. Processus coracoideus. Hook-shaped process projecting anteriorly from the superior margin of the scapula just lateral to the scapular notch. Attachment site of the pectoralis minor, coracobrachialis and short head of the biceps muscles. A B Clavicle. Clavicula. Collar bone. C Extremitas sternalis. Sternal (medial) end of the clavicle facing the sternum. C Sternal articular surface. Facies articularis sternalis. Articular surface on the medial end of clavicle for articulation with the sternum. C impression for the costoclavicular ligament. Impressio ligamenti costoclavicularis. Roughened area on the inferior surface of the clavicle near the sternal end for attachment of the costoclavicular ligament. C Body (shaft) of clavicle. Corpus claviculae (claviculare). Middle portion of the clavicle. C Subclavian groove. Sulcus musculi subclavii. Elongated groove representing the deep attachment field of the subclavius muscle. C Acromial (lateral) end. Extremitas acromialis. End of the clavicle facing the acromion. C
Tuberositas ligamenti coracoclavicularis. Roughened area for attachment of the two portions of the coracoclavicular ligament (conoid and trapezoid ligaments). C
32 Acromial articular surface. Facies articularis acromialis. Joint surface for the acromion. C
33 Conoid tubercle. Tuberculum conoideum. Small eminence on the inferior surface of the acromial end of the clavicle for attachment of the conoid ligament. C
34 Trapezoid line. Linea trapezoidea. Attachment site for the trapezoid ligament on the inferior surface of the acromial end of the clavicle. C
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