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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The anatomic relationship between the morphology of the greater tubercle of the humerus and the insertion of the infraspinatus tendon.
The supraspinatus originates from the supraspinous fossa on the scapula and inserts on the greater tubercle of the humerus. (See Fig.
(A-C = Acromial Clavicular Joint; C = Coracoid Process; GT = Greater Tubercle of the Humerus.)

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