Teres Major Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

Inferior aspect of the scapula’s medial border

Insertion

Medial crest of the intertubercular groove

Actions

  • Internal rotation of humerus
  • Extension of the shoulder
  • Adduction of the humerus

Innervation

  • Lower subscapular nerve (C5, C6, C7)

Blood Supply

  • Circumflex scapular artery or the thoracodorsal artery

Would you like to learn more about the teres major muscle? Then check out the teres major muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Teres Major Muscle Anatomy

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