anatomical neck of humerus

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an·a·tom·i·cal neck of hu·mer·us

[TA]
a groove separating the head of the humerus from the tuberosities, giving attachment to the articular capsule.
Synonym(s): collum anatomicum humeri [TA]

an·a·tom·i·cal neck of hu·mer·us

(an-ă-tomi-kăl nek hyūmĕr-ŭs) [TA]
Groove separating the head of the humerus from the tuberosities, giving attachment to the articular capsule.

anatomical neck of humerus

The constricted segment of the humerus between the head and the greater tubercle.
See also: humerus
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7 During the seizure, the anatomical neck of the humerus is pulled towards the rim of the glenoid fossa, becomes impacted and can eventually be fractured.
Fracture through the anatomical neck of the humerus with dislocation of the head.
This tapered anatomical neck helps prevent fluid from entering the scrotum from the abdomen but can make it difficult to expel the fluid once edema spreads to the scrotum.
Despite the narrow anatomical neck, the interior of the scrotum is continuous with the peritoneum and is susceptible to fluid leakage from the abdomen.
To evaluate the effects of femoral component positioning, we measured the changes in strains in the femoral neck with nine component positions in relation to the anatomical neck axis: correct (coaxial with the femoral neck), 10 [degrees] of varus, valgus, anteversion, and retroversion and 5 mm of translation superiorly, inferiorly, anteriorly, and posteriorly.
Sentinel nodes were labeled according to their anatomical neck level and their radioactivity.
Left humerous had simple fracture anatomical neck (Fig 1a) but right humerous also had comminuted fracture anatomical neck (Fig1b).