Lesser tubercle

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Lesser tubercle
Tuberculumminushumeri.png
Left humerus. Anterior view. (Lesser tubercle visible at top center.)
Latin tuberculum minus humeri
Gray's p.209
Anatomical terms of bone

The lesser tubercle of the humerus, although smaller, is more prominent than the greater tubercle: it is situated in front, and is directed medially and anteriorly.

Above and in front it presents an impression for the insertion of the tendon of the Subscapularis.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.