greater tubercle of the humerus

great·er tu·ber·cle of the hu·mer·us

(grā'tĕr tū'bĕr-kăl hyū'mĕr-ŭs)
The larger and more lateral prominence of the two tubercles at the proximal end of the humerus.
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Brady explains: "Supraspinatus Tendonitis is a powerful inflammation of the tendon sheath, which inserts into the superior facet on the greater tubercle of the humerus.
The patients with Supraspinatus Tendonitis applied the patch to the posterior portion of the deltoid, parallel with the Supraspinatus Tendon of the greater tubercle of the humerus.

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