teres minor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n teres minor teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally
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Usage


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The rotator cuff of the shoulder is a musculotendinous cuff which is composed of muscular fibers of the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis muscles.
The rotator cuff is comprised of four tendons, easily recalled with the mnemonic "SITS," which stands for supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, subscapularis.
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