anatomical neck of humerus(redirected from 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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