Definition of Teres minor muscle

1. Noun. Teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally.

Exact synonyms: Musculus Teres Minor, Teres Minor
Generic synonyms: Teres, Teres Muscle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teres Minor Muscle

teredos
terefa
terefah
terek
tereks
terephah
terephthalate
terephthalates
terephthalic
terephthalic acid
terephthaloyl chloride
teres
teres major
teres major muscle
teres minor
teres minor muscle (current term)
teres muscle
terete
teretes
teretial
teretous
terf
terfe
terfenadine
terfes
terfluorene
terfluorenes
terfs
terga
tergal

Literary usage of Teres minor muscle

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1. The Cyclopædia of Anatomy and Physiology by Robert Bentley Todd (1852)
"... the first, a branch to the teres minor muscle; the second, a cutaneous filament, which escapes from beneath the posterior edge of the deltoid muscle, ..."

2. A System of Human Anatomy: General and Special by Erasmus Wilson (1850)
"17. The supra-spinatus muscle. 18. The infra-spinatus. 19. The teres minor muscle. 20. The teres major. 21. The long head of the triceps ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Divide also the fascia which covers the teres minor muscle, and reflect it towards the infraspinatus. By this means the septum from the ..."

4. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"The teres minor muscle is placed along the outer border of the infraspinatus, and is intimately connected with that muscle. ..."

5. Practical Anatomy a Manual of Dissections by Christopher Heath (1877)
"... giving branches to the shoulder-joint; the nerve also supplies the teres minor muscle with a branch (on which may be found a ganglionic enlargement) and ..."

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