Meaning of suprascapula in English:

suprascapula

Pronunciation /ˌsuːprəˈskapjʊlə/ /ˌsjuːprəˈskapjʊlə/

noun

Zoology
  • In fishes and some amphibians and reptiles: a bone or cartilage in the upper or anterior part of the pectoral girdle.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From supra- + scapula.