Radial tuberosity

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Radial tuberosity
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Left elbow-joint, showing anterior and ulnar collateral ligaments. (Radial tuberosity visible at center right.)
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Bones of left forearm. Anterior aspect. (Radius is bone on right. Radial tuberosity is visible at upper left of radius.)
Details
Latin Tuberositas radii
Identifiers
Gray's p.219
Dorlands
/Elsevier
t_21/12829250
TA A02.4.05.007
FMA 23489
Anatomical terms of bone

Beneath the neck of the radius, on the medial side, is an eminence, the radial tuberosity; its surface is divided into:

  • an anterior, rough portion, for the insertion of the tendon of the biceps brachii.
  • a posterior, smooth portion, on which a bursa is interposed between the tendon and the bone.

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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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