Lesser tubercle

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Lesser tubercle
Tuberculumminushumeri.png
Left humerus. Anterior view. (Lesser tubercle visible at top center.)
Details
Latin tuberculum minus humeri
Identifiers
Gray's p.209
Dorlands
/Elsevier
t_21/12828988
TA A02.4.04.006
FMA 23393
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 in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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