Anatomical neck of humerus
|Anatomical neck of humerus|
Left humerus seen from the front (anatomical neck labeled at upper left).
|Latin||Collum anatomicum humeri|
|Anatomical terms of bone|
It gives attachment to the capsular ligament of the shoulder joint except at the upper inferior-medial aspects
It is best marked in the lower half of its circumference; in the upper half it is represented by a narrow groove separating the head of the humerus from the two tubercles, the greater tubercle and the lesser tubercle.
- "Wheeless anatomic neck of humerus". Retrieved 2016-06-08.
- Anatomy image: skel/humerusup2 at Human Anatomy Lecture (Biology 129), Pennsylvania State University
- radiographsul at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (xrayleftshoulder)
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