Lateral supracondylar ridge

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Lateral supracondylar ridge
Left humerus. Anterior view. (Lateral supracondylar ridge on side at bottom right, but not labeled.)
Latin Crista supracondylaris lateralis
Gray's p.211
TA A02.4.04.019
FMA 75078
Anatomical terms of bone

The lower part of the lateral border of the body of the humerus forms a prominent, rough margin, a little curved from behind forward, the lateral supracondylar ridge (or line), which presents an anterior lip for the origin of the Brachioradialis above, and Extensor carpi radialis longus below, a posterior lip for the Triceps brachii, and an intermediate ridge for the attachment of the lateral intermuscular septum.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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