Supraspinatus Muscle Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to memorise information about the supraspinatus muscle. Test your knowledge of anatomy using the supraspinatus flashcards below.

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Supraspinous fossa


Greater tubercle of the humerus


  • Abduction of the arm
  • Weak lateral rotation
  • Stabilisation of glenohumeral joint


  • Suprascapular nerve (C5, C6)

Blood Supply

  • Suprascapular artery
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Would you like to learn more about the supraspinatus muscle? Then check out the supraspinatus muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Supraspinatus Muscle Anatomy

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