infraspinatus


infraspinatus
See i. (muscle).

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in·fra·spi·na·tus .in-frə-spī-'nāt-əs n, pl -na·ti -'nā-.tī a muscle that occupies the chief part of the infraspinous fossa of the scapula, is inserted into the greater tubercle of the humerus, and rotates the arm laterally

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  • Infraspinatus — Musculus infraspinatus Schultermuskulatur mit M. infraspinatus (8) Ursprung Fossa infraspinata des Schulterblatts Ansatz Tuberculum majus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • infraspinatus — in|fra|spina̱tus, ...ta, ...tum [zu ↑infra... u. ↑Spina scapulae]: unterhalb der Schultergräte liegend, auf sie bezüglich; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Fossa infraspinata …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • infraspinatus — in·fra·spi·na·tus …   English syllables

  • infraspinatus — ˌinfrə(ˌ)spīˈnād.əs noun (plural infraspinati) Etymology: New Latin, from infra + Latin spina spine + atus ate more at spine : a muscle that occupies the chief part of the infraspinous fossa of the scapula and is inserted into the greater… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Infraspinatus muscle — Muscle infobox Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus infraspinatus GraySubject = 123 GrayPage = 441 Caption = Muscles on the dorsum of the scapula, and the Triceps brachii muscle: #3 is Latissimus dorsi muscle #5 is Teres major muscle #6 is Teres… …   Wikipedia

  • Infraspinatus muscle — A muscle that assists the lifting of the arm while turning the arm outward (external rotation). The tendon of the infraspinatus muscle is one of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and constitute the rotator cuff. Each of the four… …   Medical dictionary

  • infraspinatus reflex — outward rotation of the upper limb and straightening of the elbow upon tapping of a point over the scapula on a line bisecting the angle formed by its spine and its inner border …   Medical dictionary

  • M. infraspinatus — Musculus infraspinatus Schultermuskulatur mit M. infraspinatus (8) Ursprung Fossa infraspinata des Schulterblatts Ansatz Tuberculum majus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus infraspinatus — Schultermuskulatur mit M. infraspinatus (8) Ursprung Fossa infraspinata des Schulterblatts Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muscle, infraspinatus — A muscle that assists the lifting of the arm while turning the arm outward (external rotation). The tendon of the infraspinatus muscle is one of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and constitute the rotator cuff. Each of the four… …   Medical dictionary


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