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Teres Minor

Teres Minor

 Articulations :

 Action :

  • Laterally rotate arm.
  • Helps to hold humeral head in glenoid cavity of scapula.

Origin :

  • Superior part of lateral border of scapula.

Insertion :

  • Inferior facet on greater tuberosity of humerus.

Innervation :

  • Axillary nerve (C5 and C6)

Arterial Supply :

  • Subscapular and circumflex scapular arteries

Depth :

  • Deep
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