Trapezoid line - Linea trapezoidea

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Description

From the conoid tubercule an oblique ridge, the trapezoid line (or trapezoid ridge, or oblique), runs forward and lateralward, and affords attachment to the trapezoid ligament.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of upper limb > Pectoral girdle; Shoulder girdle > Clavicle > Acromial end > Tuberosity for coracoclavicular ligament > Trapezoid line

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