Definition of Teres muscle
1. Noun. Either of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and arms.
Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle
Group relationships: Shoulder
Specialized synonyms: Musculus Teres Major, Teres Major, Teres Major Muscle, Musculus Teres Minor, Teres Minor, Teres Minor Muscle
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Literary usage of Teres muscle
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1. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"The muscle then winds outward, forward, and upward round the lower part of the greater teres muscle, and in front of this ascends to its insertion. ..."
2. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1854)
"We not unfrequently meet with the pronator teres muscle arising a little higher than usual above the internal condyle, but without much altering the ..."