Teres major muscle

What is Teres major muscle?

Teres major muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the humerus. It originates in the scapula and inserts into the humerus. Its main functions are adducting, extending, and rotating arm medially.Other muscles involved in moving the humerus are:CoracobrachialisDeltoidInfraspinatusLatissimus dorsiPectoralis majorTeres minorSupraspinatus

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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