teres minor muscle

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te·res mi·nor mus·cle

(ter'ēz mī'nŏr mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, upper two thirds of the lateral border of scapula; insertion, lower facet of greater tuberosity of humerus; action, adducts arm and rotates it laterally; nerve supply, axillary (fifth and sixth cervical spinal nerves).
Synonym(s): musculus teres minor [TA] .

teres minor muscle

Shoulder muscle. Origin: upper lateral edge of scapula. Insertion: greater tubercle of humerus. Nerve: axillary (C4-C6). Action: laterally rotates arm.
See also: muscle
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