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]
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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.
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anatomical neck of humerus

The constricted segment of the humerus between the head and the greater tubercle.
See also: humerus
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A head (caput humeri), neck (collum humeri) and two tubercles (major and minor) represent the proximal extremity.
1 = Head of humerus (Caput humeri), 2 = Neck of humerus (Collum humeri), 3 = Major tubercle (Tuberculum majus) and 4 = Sulcus intertubercularis.
1 = Head of humerus (Caput humerus), 2 = Neck of humerus (Collum humeri), 3 = Major tubercle (Tuberculum majus), 4 = Supracondylar crest (Crista supracondylaris lateralis), 5 = Olecranon fossa (Fossa olecrani), 6 = Lateral epicondyle (Epicondylus laterialis), 7 = Medial epicondyle (Epicondylus medilaris), 8 = Medial condyle (Condylus medialis) and 9 = Trochlea (Trochlea humeri).