teres minor


teres minor
m.
teres minor, musculus teres minor, shoulder muscle that laterally rotates the arm.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • teres minor — n a long cylindrical muscle that arises from the upper two thirds of the axillary border of the scapula, passes behind the long head of the triceps to insert chiefly on the greater tubercle of the humerus, contributes to the formation of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Teres minor — Musculus teres minor Schultermuskulatur mit M. teres minor (6) Ursprung äußerer Rand des Schulterblattes (Margo lateralis scapulae) Ansatz T …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • teres minor — noun teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally • Syn: ↑teres minor muscle, ↑musculus teres minor • Hypernyms: ↑teres, ↑teres muscle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teres minor muscle — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus teres minor GraySubject = 123 GrayPage = 441 Caption = Suprascapular and axillary nerves of right side, seen from behind. (Teres minor is visible at center.) Caption2 = Muscles on the dorsum of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Teres minor muscle — A muscle that assists the lifting of the arm during outward turning (external rotation) of the arm. The tendon of the teres minor muscle is one of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and constitute the rotator cuff. Each of these four… …   Medical dictionary

  • teres minor muscle — noun teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally • Syn: ↑teres minor, ↑musculus teres minor • Hypernyms: ↑teres, ↑teres muscle …   Useful english dictionary

  • M. teres minor — Musculus teres minor Schultermuskulatur mit M. teres minor (6) Ursprung äußerer Rand des Schulterblattes (Margo lateralis scapulae) Ansatz T …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus teres minor — Schultermuskulatur mit M. teres minor (6) Ursprung äußerer Rand des Schulterblattes (Margo lateralis scapulae) Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muscle, teres minor — A muscle that assists the lifting of the arm during outward turning (external rotation) of the arm. The tendon of the teres minor muscle is one of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and constitute the rotator cuff. Each of these four… …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus teres minor — noun teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally • Syn: ↑teres minor, ↑teres minor muscle • Hypernyms: ↑teres, ↑teres muscle …   Useful english dictionary

  • musculus teres minor — [TA] teres minor muscle: origin, lateral margin of scapula; insertion, greater tubercle of humerus; innervation, axillary; action, rotates arm laterally …   Medical dictionary


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