Definition of Teres minor
1. Noun. Teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally.
Medical Definition of Teres minor
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Literary usage of Teres minor
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"Its lower border is in contact with the teres minor, occasionally united with it, and with the Teres major. The teres minor is ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The teres minor (Fig. 521) is a narrow, elongated muscle, which arises from ... The Infraspinatus and teres minor rotate the head of the humerus outward; ..."
3. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"The teres minor is a third muscle which co-operates with these. ... The supra spinatus, infra spinatus, and teres minor, raise and roll the arm outwards. ..."
4. A Text Book of Anatomy, and Guide in Dissections: For the Use of Students of by Washington R. Handy (1854)
"There is also a bursa between the tendon of this muscle and the scapula- Teres minor— ... teres minor ..."