Supraspinatus muscle

What is Supraspinatus muscle?

Supraspinatus muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the humerus. It originates in the scapula and inserts into the humerus. Its main function is to rotate the humerus outward.Other muscles involved in moving the humerus are:CoracobrachialisDeltoidInfraspinatusLatissimus dorsiPectoralis majorTeres majorTeres minor

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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