subscapularis


subscapularis
See s. (muscle).

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sub·scap·u·lar·is .səb-.skap-yə-'lar-əs n a large triangular muscle that fills up the subscapular fossa, that arises from the surface of the scapula, that is inserted into the lesser tubercle of the humerus, and that stabilizes the shoulder joint as part of the rotator cuff and rotates the humerus medially when the arm is held by the side of the body

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  • subscapularis — vgl. subskapulär …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Subscapularis — Musculus subscapularis tiefe Schulter und Brustmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung Fossa subscapularis (Vorderseite des Schulterblatts) Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • subscapularis — ˌsəbˌskapyəˈla(a)rə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from subscapularis, adjective, subscapular : a large triangular muscle that fills up the subscapular fossa, arises from the surface of the scapula, and is inserted into the lesser tubercle of …   Useful english dictionary

  • subscapularis — noun A certain large, triangular muscle near the shoulder that plays a key role in rotating the arm See Also: subscapular …   Wiktionary

  • subscapularis — sub·scap·u·lar·is …   English syllables

  • Subscapularis muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Subscapularis muscle Latin = musculus subscapularis GraySubject = 123 GrayPage = 440 Caption = Deep muscles of the chest and front of the arm, with the boundaries of the axilla. (Subscapularis visible near center top.)… …   Wikipedia

  • Subscapularis muscle — A muscle that moves the arm by turning it inward (internal rotation). The tendon of the subscapularis muscle is one of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and constitute the rotator cuff. Each of these four tendons hooks up to a muscle …   Medical dictionary

  • M. subscapularis — Musculus subscapularis tiefe Schulter und Brustmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung Fossa subscapularis (Vorderseite des Schulterblatts) Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus subscapularis — tiefe Schulter und Brustmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung Fossa subscapularis (Vorderseite des Schulterblatts) Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muscle, subscapularis — A muscle that moves the arm by turning it inward (internal rotation). The tendon of the subscapularis muscle is one of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and constitute the rotator cuff. Each of these four tendons hooks up to a muscle …   Medical dictionary


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