infraspinatus

<anatomy, muscle> Origin, infraspinous fossa of scapula; insertion, middle facet of greater tubercle of humerus; action, extends arm and rotates it laterally; nerve supply, suprascapular (from fifth to sixth cervical spinal nerves). ... Synonym: musculus infraspinatus. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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infraspinatus

(muscle) Type: Term Definitions: 1. intrinsic (scapulohumeral) muscle of shoulder joint, the tendon of which contributes to the formation of the rotator cuff; origin, infraspinous fossa of scapula; insertion, middle facet of greater tubercle of humerus; action, extends arm and rotates it laterally; its tonic contraction helps to ...
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Infraspinatus

The infraspinatus muscle is attached along the broad inner edge of the scapula. It originates from the infraspinous fossa of the scapula and narrows into a strong tendon that inserts firmly to the top of the humerus. This muscle is innervated by the suprascapular nerve from the fifth to sixth cervical nerves and supplied by the circumflex artery. T...
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infraspinatus

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′fră-spī-nā′tŭs See: infraspinatus (muscle)
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